Allied Warships

HMS New Comet (FY 760)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 760 
Built byAlexander Hall & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched 1915 
CommissionedMay 1940 
End service 

Completed in March 1915.
Taken over by the Admiralty in May 1940.
Displacement: 245 tons.

Became a fuel carrier in December 1943.


Commands listed for HMS New Comet (FY 760)

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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.

1W J Wright, RNR29 Nov 19397 May 1940
2T/Skr. Albert Henry Barratt, RNR7 May 194023 Apr 1941
3T/Skr. Cyril John Watson, RNR23 Apr 194124 May 1941
4Henry Richard Talbot, RNVR24 May 194110 Aug 1941
5T/Lt. John Harry Moon, RNVR10 Aug 194120 Apr 1942
6T/Lt. Peter Charles Cresswell, RNVR20 Apr 19427 Sep 1942
7T/Lt. John Reginald Tait, RNVR7 Sep 1942ca early43
8T/Lt. Henry Richard Talbot, RNVRca early4311 Oct 1943
9T/Skr. Charles Robert Tombs, RNR11 Oct 1943early 1945
10T/Skr. William George Coull, RNRearly 1945mid 1945

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