Allied Warships

HMS Pointer (FY 1869)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1869 
Built byHall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched21 Feb 1906 
CommissionedJan 1940 
End service 

Completed in March 1906.
Taken over by the Admiralty in January 1939.
Displacement: 198 tons.

Returned to her owner in December 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Pointer (FY 1869)

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1T/Skr. James Edward Capps Wright, RNR21 Feb 194026 Jun 1940
2T/Skr. Francis Wilson, RNR26 Jun 19404 Aug 1940
3T/Skr. Thomas Richardson Robinson, RNR4 Aug 1940mid 1941

4T/Skr. Thomas Richardson Robinson, RNR1 Oct 194115 Apr 1942
5Skr. Leonard Christopher Davidson, RNR15 Apr 1942mid 1942

6T/Skr. James Barrie, RNRmid 194226 Oct 1943
7T/Skr. Arthur Edwin Holmes Baxter, RNR26 Oct 19436 Jan 1944
8T/Skr. John Horton Moore, RNR6 Jan 1944mid/late44

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