Allied Warships

HMS Snakefly (FY 575)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 575 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched16 Jan 1930 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in February 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 310 tons.

Briefly named HMT Fame but renamed HMT Snakefly in October 1939.
Returned to her owner in October 1945. Renamed Loch Ossian in 1946.
Scrapped at Boom, Belgium on 1 December 1959.

Former nameHMS Fame

Commands listed for HMS Snakefly (FY 575)

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1Lt. Osmond Henry Pulman, RNR29 Aug 193921 Aug 1941
2Eric Fagan, RNR21 Aug 1941Dec 1942
3T/Lt. Norman Brooks, RNVRDec 1942early 1944
4T/Lt. Percy Charles Grant, RNVRearly 1944late 1944

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