Allied Warships

HMS Sunlight (FY 763)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 763 
Built byScott & Sons Ltd. (Bowling, Scotland, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched6 Jun 1918 
CommissionedMay 1940 
End service 

Completed in September 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in May 1940.
Displacement: 203 tons.

Became a wreck dispersal vessel in April 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Sunlight (FY 763)

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1T/Skr. Alfred Augustus Hindes, DSC, RNR3 May 1940early 1943
2T/Skr. Robert Turner, RNRearly 19433 Jul 1943
3A Forman, RNR3 Jul 194322 Jul 1943
4T/Skr. Alfred Frederick Meacock, RNR22 Jul 1943late 1943

5T/Skr. James Herd, RNR31 Mar 19444 Feb 1945
6T/Skr. Frederick Bernard Warman, RNR4 Feb 1945mid 1945

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