Allied Warships

HMS Sicyon (FY 669)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 669 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched2 Dec 1929 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 

Completed on 8 January 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 344 tons.

Returned to her owner in July 1946.
Scrapped at Gateshead in October 1955.


Commands listed for HMS Sicyon (FY 669)

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1Skr. William Masson, RNR17 Oct 193910 Feb 1941
2Lt.Cdr. Leslie Alfred Hill, DSC, RD, RNR10 Feb 1941mid/late41
3T/Lt. John Henry Vernon Docwra, RNVRmid/late414 Aug 1943
4T/Lt. Richard Flint Hawthorn, RNVR4 Aug 19435 Oct 1943
5James Bruce, RNVR5 Oct 1943mid 1945

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Notable events involving Sicyon include:

17 Jul 1940
HMS Sicyon picks up 21 survivors from the Swedish merchant O.A. Brodin that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-57 earlier that day 15 miles northwest of Noup Head, Orkneys in position 59°22'N, 03°40'W.

24 Jan 1944
HMS Sunfish (Lt. H.J. Bartlett, DSC, RN) and HMS Vox (Lt. J.M. Michell, RN) departed Scapa Flow for Rothesay and Holy Loch respectively. They were escorted by HMS Sicyon (T/Lt. J. Bruce, RNVR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/18885

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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