Allied Warships

HMS Welbeck (FY 1609)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1609 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched7 Jun 1917 
Commissioned 1941 
End service 

Completed on 1 October 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1941.
Displacement: 324 tons.

Returned to her owner in January 1946.
Scrapped at Antwerp, Belgium in November 1951.


Commands listed for HMS Welbeck (FY 1609)

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1Skr. Peter Strachan, RNR4 Sep 194023 Oct 1940
2T/Skr. Harry Cecil Hall, RNR23 Oct 1940early 1941

3T/Lt. Robert Hugh Le Masurier, RNVR1 Aug 194123 Sep 1943
4T/Lt. Bernard George Board, RNVR23 Sep 194317 Jan 1944
5T/Skr. George James William Keable, RNR17 Jan 1944mid 1944

6T/A/Ch.Skr. Sidney Platten, RNR7 Oct 1944mid/late45

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