Allied Warships

HMS Milford Duke

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byBow McLachlan & Co. (Paisley, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched10 May 1918 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 29 May 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 277 tons.

Became a boom defence vessel in April 1940.


Commands listed for HMS Milford Duke

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1Lt.Cdr. John Petter Dobson, RNR29 Aug 19398 Mar 1940
2J W McKay, RNR8 Mar 194021 Apr 1940
3T/Bm.Skr. Thomas Ritchie, RNR21 Apr 19408 Aug 1941
4A Gardner, RNR8 Aug 1941Feb 1942
5T/Bm.Skr. Alexander Lothian, RNRFeb 194212 Mar 1943
6T/Bm.Skr. George Edward Crawford, RNR12 Mar 1943Nov 1943
7A R Nicholls, RNNov 19431 Jan 1945
8T/Wt.Mech. J F Horrigan, RN1 Jan 1945May 1945
9T/Boom Skr. Albert Ainscough, RNRMay 1945mid 1945

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