Allied Warships

HMS Moonrise (FY 1863)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1863 
Built byF.&Ch de la Mediterranee (La Seyne, France) 
Laid down 
CommissionedMar 1940 
End service 

Completed in May 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in March 1940.
Displacement: 318 tons.

Became a boom gate vessel in September 1943.

Renamed Arnulf in 1947.
Renamed Raid in 1948.
Renamed Brandasund in 1959.
Scrapped at Stavanger, Norway in 1965.


Commands listed for HMS Moonrise (FY 1863)

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1E G Gibbs, RNR21 Oct 19401 Jun 1941
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Samuel Rayer, DSC, RNR1 Jun 194110 Nov 1942
3T/Lt. Robert Clyne, RNR10 Nov 194224 Aug 1943
4T/Bm.Skr. Paul Larsen, RNR24 Aug 1943mid 1945

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