Allied Warships

HMS Polly Johnson

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost29 May 1940 

Built in 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 290 tons.

HMT Polly Johnson (Skr./Lt. Fred Padley, RNR) was sunk by German aircraft off Dunkirk, France on 29 May 1940.The commanding officer survived the sinking.


Commands listed for HMS Polly Johnson

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1Skr.Lt. Fred Padley, RNR10 Nov 193929 May 1940

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