Allied Warships

HMS Lord Irwin (FY 1617)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1617 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched1 Oct 1928 
Commissioned 1939 
End service 

Completed in December 1928.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August or September 1939.
Displacement: 346 tons.

Returned to her owner in January or February 1946.
Scrapped at Ghent, Belgium on 17 May 1954.


Commands listed for HMS Lord Irwin (FY 1617)

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1Lt. Lawrence Lyster Thornton, RNR4 Sep 193930 Mar 1940
2T/Skr. Harry Summers, RNR30 Mar 194021 Dec 1940
3T/Lt. Brian John Parmenter Kelly, DSC, RNVR21 Dec 1940mid 1941
4J R Kingdon, RNVRmid 1941mid/late42
5Skr. Cyril Sutcliffe, RNRmid/late421 Sep 1943
6T/Skr. Arthur Myers, RNR1 Sep 194320 Aug 1944
7T/Skr. Albert James Bean, RNR20 Aug 194413 Feb 1945
8C McD Newton, RNR13 Feb 1945mid 1945

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