Allied Warships

HMS Muroto (FY 611)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 611 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched18 Dec 1930 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in February 1931.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 340 tons.

Returned to her owner in January or November 1944.
Scrapped at Newport in 1956.


Commands listed for HMS Muroto (FY 611)

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1Skr. William Ivor Phillips, RNR19 Nov 19392 May 1940
2Skr. James Thomas Henry McDonald, RNR2 May 1940early 1941
3T/Skr. Jack Willis, RNRearly 194125 May 1942
4Skr. Benjamin Duncan McPherson Barnet, RNR25 May 1942mid/late44

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