Allied Warships

HMS Malacolite (FY 796)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 796 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched9 Jun 1917 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 20 September 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 248 tons.

Returned to her owner in September 1945.
Renamed Strathallen in 1950.
Scrapped at Ghent, Belgium on 21 June 1954.


Commands listed for HMS Malacolite (FY 796)

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1T/Skr. Reginald Cane, RNR9 Jan 194128 May 1941
2T/Lt. Wynyard Paul Bush, DSC, RNVR28 May 194122 Sep 1942
3T/Lt. Herbert Charles Butcher, RNVR22 Sep 194224 Jan 1944
4T/Skr. George Henry Larner, RNR24 Jan 1944early 1945

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