Allied Warships

HMS The Roman (FY 1530)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1530 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched15 Sep 1909 
CommissionedJul 1940 
End service 

Completed in October 1909.
Taken over by the Admiralty in July 1940.
Displacement: 224 tons.

Became a fuel carrier in March 1944.


Commands listed for HMS The Roman (FY 1530)

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1W T Rust, RNR3 Dec 193911 Aug 1940
2Skr.Lt. (retired) Arthur Girling, RD, RNR11 Aug 194017 Jan 1941
3Skr. Arthur Edward Brinded, RNR17 Jan 19414 Mar 1944
4T/Skr. Edmund Moreton, RNR4 Mar 194420 Feb 1945
5T/Skr. James Francis Eddom, RNR20 Feb 1945late 1945

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