Allied Warships

HMS Ratapiko (FY 1878)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1878 
Built byJohn Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched17 Feb 1912 
CommissionedJul 1940 
End service 

Completed in March 1912.
Taken over by the Admiralty in July 1940.
Displacement: 247 tons.

Returned to her owner in December 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Ratapiko (FY 1878)

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1T/Lt. Leonard King Stevenson, RNVR10 Mar 19416 Jul 1942
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Richard Thomas Gilling, RNR6 Jul 194210 Jul 1943
3T/Lt. Norman King, RNVR10 Jul 194311 Oct 1943 (+)
4T/Lt. Robert Anthony Hannah, RNVR12 Oct 1943mid/late44

5T/A/S.Lt. Frank James Davey, RNVR3 Nov 1944mid 1945

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