Allied Warships

HMS Robert Bowen

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched14 Mar 1918 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost9 Feb 1940 

Completed on 4 July 1918.
Sold into commercial service after the First World War.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 290 tons.
Dimensions: 125.5ft L , 23.6ft B, 12.7ft D.
Engine: Amos&Smith 480ihp, 10.5 knots.

HMT Robert Bowen (Skr.Lt. John Clark, RNR) was sunk by German aircraft off Aberdeen, Scotland on 9 February 1940.14 died in the sinking including the commanding officer


Commands listed for HMS Robert Bowen

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1Skr.Lt. John Clark, RNR11 Dec 19399 Feb 1940 (+)

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