Allied Warships

HMS Sturton (FY 1595)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1595 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched20 Apr 1920 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in October 1920.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 251 tons.

Became a fuel carrier in April 1944.

Scrapped at Utrecht, Netherlands in September 1961.


Commands listed for HMS Sturton (FY 1595)

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1Skr. Walter Johan Jonsen, DSC, RNR8 Dec 193924 May 1940
2Skr. William Buchan, RNR24 May 1940early 1942

3T/Skr. Charles Seymour Larter, DSC, RNR11 Apr 194223 Jul 1942
4T/Skr. Francis Dudley Ernest Mills, RNR23 Jul 1942Nov 1942
5T/Skr. Richard Sandham, RNRNov 1942early 1944

6T/A/Ch.Skr. Samuel Amos, RNRMay 1944mid 1944

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