Allied Warships

HMS William Scoresby (J 122)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantJ 122 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched31 Dec 1925 
CommissionedOct 1939 
End service 

Completed on 14 June 1926.
Taken over by the Admiralty in October 1939.
Displacement: 326 tons.

Returned to her owner in January 1947.
Scrapped at Plymouth, England, U.K. on 20 May 1954.


Commands listed for HMS William Scoresby (J 122)

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1Cdr. (retired) Harry Petit-Dann, RD, RNR11 Jan 1940mid 1942
2T/Lt. Thomas Gentle, RNRmid 1942mid 1942
3T/Lt. Harold Olaf Olsen, RNRmid 1942early 1944

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