Allied Warships

HMS Edwardian (FY 691)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 691 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched6 Dec 1930 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 

Completed on 12 January 1931.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 348 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Sold in January 1946.
Renamed Ophelia in 1948.
Scrapped at Gateshead on 8 January 1955.


Commands listed for HMS Edwardian (FY 691)

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1Ch.Skr. George Watt, RNR27 Oct 19391 Mar 1940
2T/Skr. Frank Alexander Cunningham, RNR1 Mar 1940mid/late40

3T/Skr. James McCann, RNR6 Nov 194012 Mar 1941
4Skr. William Boyle, DSC, RNR12 Mar 1941late 1941
5Skr. Charles John Andrews, RNRmid 1941late 1941
6T/Skr. James Leslie Everett, RNRlate 194118 Aug 1942
7Skr. John McLeman, RNR18 Aug 1942mid 1945

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