Allied Warships

HMS Waveflower (FY 703)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 703 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched8 Jun 1929 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost21 Oct 1940 

Completed in July 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 368 tons.

HMS Waveflower (T/Skr. Robert Mackay MacDonald, RNR) was mined and sunk off Alderburgh, Suffolk, England on 21 October 1940. 15 dead.


Commands listed for HMS Waveflower (FY 703)

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1Ch.Skr. John Walton, RNR5 Nov 19394 Jun 1940
2Robert Mackay MacDonald, RNR4 Jun 194021 Oct 1940 (+)

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