Allied Warships

HMS Windward Ho (FY 574)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 574 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched20 May 1920 
Commissioned 1939 
End service 

Completed in November 1920.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August or October 1939.
Displacement: 263 tons.

Returned to her owner in 1945.
Renamed Okino in 1951.
Scrapped at Sunderland on 24 January 1962.


Commands listed for HMS Windward Ho (FY 574)

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1Skr. James Alexander Simpson, RNR19 Nov 19395 Sep 1940
2T/Skr. Sidney Johnson, RNR5 Sep 194025 Feb 1941
3T/Skr. Alfred Banks, RNR25 Feb 1941Jun 1941
4T/Skr. Arthur John Thomas, RNRJun 194117 Jan 1942
5Skr. Daniel Edward Coleman, RNR17 Jan 194220 Aug 1943
6T/Skr. Ernest Edward Squibb, RNR20 Aug 1943mid/late45

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