Allied Warships

HMS Northcoates (FY 548)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 548 
Built byCox & Co., Engineers, Ltd. (Falmouth, England, U.K.) 
Laid down 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost2 Nov 1944 
Loss position50° 39'N, 0° 35'W

Built in 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 277 tons.

Sank during a strom while under tow off Littlehampton on 2 November 1944.
The wreck lies in 26 meter of water in position 50º39'41"N, 00º35'19"W.


Commands listed for HMS Northcoates (FY 548)

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1R J Clark, RNR27 Aug 193922 Apr 1940
2S.Lt. Frederick Melbourne Piggott, RNR22 Apr 1940mid 1940
3Ch.Skr. Alexander Flaws, DSC, RNRmid 1940mid 1942

4T/Lt. Arnold Geoffrey Hallows, RNVR20 Aug 19422 Nov 1944

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