Allied Warships

HMS Star of Britain (FY 1678)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1678 
Built byJohn Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched13 Aug 1908 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Completed in September 1908.
Taken over by the Admiralty in May 1940.
Displacement: 228 tons.

Became a fuel carrier in March 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Star of Britain (FY 1678)

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1T/Skr. James Edward Roberts, RNR2 Jul 1942Oct 1942
2T/Skr. David Ramsay Liston, RNROct 194224 Oct 1943
3A/Skr.Lt. John Davidson Hastie, DSC, RNR24 Oct 194310 Feb 1944
4T/Skr. John Mulligan, RNR10 Feb 194427 Aug 1944
5T/Skr. Clement Branson, RNR27 Aug 1944mid 1945

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