Allied Warships

HMS Witham (FY 770)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 770 
Built byIsaac J. Abdela & Mitchell, Ltd. (Queen's Ferry, Chester, U.K.) 
Laid down 
CommissionedNov 1939 
End service 

Completed on 3 April 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1939.
Displacement: 205 tons.

Became a fuel carrier in April 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Witham (FY 770)

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1T/Skr. James Arthur Cobb, RNR27 Jun 1940Jan 1941
2Skr. Allan Samuel Farr, RNRJan 194123 Jan 1941
3Skr. Thomas William Porter, RNR23 Jan 19419 May 1941
4Skr. Christopher Chamberlain, RNR9 May 1941Aug 1942
5T/Skr. Sidney George Cox, RNRAug 1942early 1944

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