Allied Warships

HMS Typhoon (FY 1703)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1703 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
CommissionedJan 1942 
End service 

Completed in February 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in January 1942.
Displacement: 324 tons.

Returned to her owner in May 1945.
Renamed Syrian in 1945.
Scrapped in Spain in March 1955.


Commands listed for HMS Typhoon (FY 1703)

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1V Harling, RNR8 Jun 19404 Sep 1940
2M Harling, RNR4 Sep 1940late 1940

3Skr.Lt. (retired) Donald McBain Craig, DSC, RNR23 Apr 1941late 1941

4Skr. William Eric Patterson, RNR29 Apr 194224 May 1943
5T/Lt. Arthur Edwin Bacon, RNVR24 May 1943mid 1944
6T/S.Lt. Eric Hugh Hobgen, RNVRmid 19449 Sep 1944
7T/Lt. J Scott, RNVR9 Sep 1944mid 1945

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