Allied Warships

HMS Picton Castle (FY 628)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 628 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched4 Aug 1928 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in October 1928.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 307 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in December 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Picton Castle (FY 628)

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1Skr. William Rigby, RNR14 Oct 1939Dec 1940
2T/Lt. Harold Reginald Allen, RNRDec 194018 Dec 1941
3A C England, RNR18 Dec 1941mid 1944
4T/Lt. Henry Rome Hall, RNVRmid 1944late 1945

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