Allied Warships

HMS Edward Walmsley (FY 624)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 624 
Built byJ.P. Rennoldson & Sons Ltd. (South Shields, U.K.) 
Laid down 
LaunchedMay 1919 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 28 July 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 276 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in July 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Edward Walmsley (FY 624)

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1Ch.Skr. Alfred John Blake, RNR29 Oct 19392 Aug 1940
2T/Skr. John Frederick Whitley, RNR2 Aug 194020 Jun 1943
3T/Skr. Thomas William Trendall, RNR20 Jun 1943early 1944
4T/Skr. Horace Rueben Louvain Stebbing, RNRearly 19441 Jul 1944
5T/Skr. Harold Acum, DSC, RNR1 Jul 194410 Nov 1944 (1)
6T/A/Ch.Skr. Joseph Allan Prettyman, DSC, RNR10 Nov 1944mid 1945

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