Allied Warships

HMS St. Olive (FY 1599)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1599 
Built byHall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched12 May 1914 
CommissionedMar 1940 
End service 

Completed in June 1914.
Taken over by the Admiralty in March 1940.
Displacement: 237 tons.

Returned to her owner in April or November 1945.


Commands listed for HMS St. Olive (FY 1599)

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1J W Kernan, RNR3 Aug 194030 Nov 1940
2T/Skr. George William Sherwood, RNR30 Nov 1940early 1941

3T/Skr. James McKernan, RNR1 Jul 194115 Apr 1942
4Skr. Alexander Cowie, RNR15 Apr 19423 Jul 1943
5T/Skr. Robert Turner, RNR3 Jul 194321 Jul 1943
6T/Skr. Chester Edward Hart, RNR21 Jul 1943Apr 1944
7A/Skr.Lt. Walter Johan Jonsen, DSC, RNRApr 194412 Oct 1944
8T/Lt. James Maurice Lyons, RNVR12 Oct 1944mid 1945

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