Allied Warships

HMS Osako (FY 580)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 580 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched4 Sep 1917 
Commissioned 1940 
End service 

Completed on 12 January 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February or March 1940.
Displacement: 260 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in December 1945.
Foundered off the Faeroer Islands on 21 April 1956.


Commands listed for HMS Osako (FY 580)

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1T/Skr. Frederick James Burgess, RNR26 May 194014 May 1941
2J H Gibbs, RNR14 May 19412 Sep 1941
3T/Skr. Alfred Banks, RNR2 Sep 1941Jul 1942
4Skr. Frederick William Hodson, RNRJul 1942mid 1943
5T/Skr. George James William Keable, RNRmid 1943Sep 1943
6T/Skr. Arthur Frederick Challis, RNRSep 1943early 1944
7T/Skr. Alfred William Percy Meadows, RNRearly 1944mid 1945

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