Allied Warships

HMS Suma (FY 618)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 618 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched3 Feb 1927 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in April 1927.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 302 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun, 1 20mm AA.

Returned to her owner or sold in March 1946.
Renamed James Johnston in 1952.
Scrapped at Granton in July 1955.


Commands listed for HMS Suma (FY 618)

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1Skr. Arthur Abel Leggett, RNR7 Oct 193922 Aug 1940
2C H Grimmer, RNR22 Aug 194016 Oct 1940
3T/Lt. Jack Frederick Wynn Harrison, RNVR16 Oct 19407 Feb 1942
4T/S.Lt. Edgar Lionel Jenkins, RNVR7 Feb 194214 Aug 1942
5T/Lt. Francis Donald Tindley, RNVR14 Aug 1942mid 1945

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