Allied Warships

HMS Wardour (FY 581)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 581 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched8 Sep 1911 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 8 November 1911.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 335 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun, 2 .5" AA (1x2), 2 MG AA (2x1).

Returned to her owner in April 1946.
Scrapped at Passage West, Ireland on 29 July 1954.


Commands listed for HMS Wardour (FY 581)

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1T/Lt. John William Box, RNVR27 Jan 19422 Mar 1942
2T/Lt. Henry Leonard Choppin, RNVR2 Mar 194214 Jul 1943
3T/Lt. John Hubert Hill, RNVR14 Jul 1943mid/late44
4T/Lt. John William Box, RNVRmid/late4429 Nov 1943
5T/Lt. Reginald Henry Clifton, RNVR29 Nov 1943mid 1945

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