Allied Warships

HMS Florio (FY 988)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 988 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched3 Jun 1916 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in December 1916.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 314 tons.

Returned to her owner in April 1945.
Scrapped at Dunston in early 1948.


Commands listed for HMS Florio (FY 988)

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1T/Skr. Henry Reader, RNR4 Sep 194018 Nov 1940
2T/Skr. Harold Shaw, RNR18 Nov 1940Mar 1941
3Sidney Samuel Bell, RNVRMar 19413 Nov 1943
4T/Skr. Hector Rawle Pook, RNR3 Nov 1943mid 1945

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