Allied Warships

HMS Saronta (FY 1849)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1849 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched27 Nov 1916 
CommissionedJan 1941 
End service 

Completed in May 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in January 1941.
Displacement: 316 tons.
Armament: 1 6pdr gun.

Returned to her owner in December 1945.
Scrapped at Dunston in late 1952.


Commands listed for HMS Saronta (FY 1849)

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1W C Simmons, RNR12 Sep 19406 Oct 1940
2T/Skr. Henry George Ernest Saunders, RNR6 Oct 19405 Mar 1941
3T/Skr. Albert Stanley Victor Jones, RNR5 Mar 19411 Aug 1941
4T/Lt. Charles Henry Homer-Lindsay, RNR1 Aug 194124 Oct 1941
5T/Lt. David John Morris, RNR24 Oct 194117 Aug 1942
6T/Lt. Edward Frederick James, RNVR17 Aug 194228 Sep 1943
7T/Lt. John Hutchinson, RNVR28 Sep 1943mid 1945

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