Allied Warships

HMS Lilac (T 26)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 26 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched8 Nov 1930 
Commissioned9 Aug 1938 
End service 

Completed in December 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1935.
Displacement: 593 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

Sold in 1946.
Renamed Robert Hewitt in 1946.
Scrapped at Preston in 1961.


Commands listed for HMS Lilac (T 26)

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1Lt.Cdr. Erlysman Patrick Hamilton Pinckney, RN9 Aug 1938early 1940
2Lt. Basil Martin Townsend Hill, RNearly 194024 Oct 1940
3T/Lt. Harold Reginald Allen, RNR24 Oct 1940late 1940
4Boatswain Frederick William Lewis, RNlate 19401 Jan 1941
5Skr. Henry Charles Salter, RNRJan 19411 Apr 1942
6T/Skr. James William Brown, RNR1 Apr 194216 Dec 1943
7T/Skr. Cyril Sarel, RNR16 Dec 194323 Jul 1944
8A/Skr.Lt. Robert Armstrong, RNR23 Jul 1944mid 1945
9A/Skr. Ernest William Charles Bullock, RNRmid 1945late 1945

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