Allied Warships

HMS Liberator (FY 1650)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1650 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched25 Jul 1929 
CommissionedJan 1942 
End service 

Completed in September 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in January 1942.
Displacement: 354 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Renamed Hekla in 1946.
Scrapped Tyne on 30 May 1960.


Commands listed for HMS Liberator (FY 1650)

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1T/Skr. Alfred Halliwell, RNRApr 194111 Jul 1941
2T/Lt. James Henry Mugridge, DSC, RNR11 Jul 194112 Feb 1942
3T/Lt. Roland Keith Tod, RNR12 Feb 19428 Nov 1942
4T/Lt. Thomas Edward Appleton, RNVR8 Nov 194217 Mar 1944
5T/Skr. George William Williams, RNR17 Mar 1944mid 1945

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