Allied Warships

HMS Returno (FY 839)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 839 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched10 Jun 1914 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Completed on 23 July 1914.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 245 tons.

Became a fuel carrier in March 1944.

Scrapped at Ghent, Belgium on 30 March 1962.


Commands listed for HMS Returno (FY 839)

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1Skr. Graham Smith Burr, RNR21 May 19409 Nov 1940
2T/Lt. Edward Ray Crane, RNVR9 Nov 1940Jun 1942
3T/Lt. Donald Fraser, RNVRJun 1942early 1944

4A Gardner, RNRMar 1944mid 1945

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