Allied Warships

HMS Tewara (FY 526)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 526 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched2 Nov 1929 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in January 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 335 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in June 1946.
Renamed Saturnia in 1946.
Scrapped at Gdansk, Poland on 21 February 1966


Commands listed for HMS Tewara (FY 526)

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1Ch.Skr. Arthur Mayhew, RNR27 Aug 193917 Jan 1940
2Skr. John Smith, RNR17 Jan 194022 Jan 1941
3Skr. William Ivor Phillips, RNR22 Jan 194126 Apr 1941
4A/Skr.Lt. John Smith, DSC, RNR26 Apr 1941mid 1941

5T/Lt. Gilroy Dodds, RNR30 Sep 1941mid 1942
6T/Lt. Geoffrey Hubert Thornton, RNVRmid 19426 Jul 1943
7T/Lt. John George Armitage Curtis, RNVR6 Jul 194312 Jan 1945
8T/S.Lt. Robert Newell Crawford Watts, RNVR12 Jan 1945late 1945

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