Allied Warships

HMS Franc Tireur (FY 1560)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1560 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched20 May 1916 
Commissioned 1941 
Lost25 Sep 1943 

Completed in November 1916.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1941.
Displacement: 314 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

HMT Franc Tireur (T/A/Lt.Cdr. L.R. Greenwood, RNVR) was torpedoed and sunk by the German motor torpedo boat S-96 off Harwich, England on 25 September 1943


Commands listed for HMS Franc Tireur (FY 1560)

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1Samuel Salenius, RNR29 May 19408 Apr 1941
2T/Skr. Alfred Ernest Dyer, RNR8 Apr 194119 Jul 1941
3T/Lt. Gerald Rowe May, RNR19 Jul 194119 Jan 1943
4T/Lt. William Hunter Boyd, RNVR19 Jan 194331 Mar 1943
5T/Lt. Leslie Rawson Greenwood, RNVR31 Mar 194325 Sep 1943

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