Allied Warships

ASW Whalers

The Lake class asw whaler HMS Ellesmere (FY 204) of the Royal Navy. She was lost on 24 Feb 1945.

All ASW Whaler classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).


Royal Navy

 Lake (6)1939 - 1939
 no class name (32)1940 - 1942

Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: ASW Whalers



Royal Navy27 May 1941HMS Syvern 
Royal Navy2 Jun 1941HMS Kos XXII 
Royal Navy19 Aug 1941HMS Thorbryn 
Royal Navy4 Oct 1941HMS Kos XXI 


Royal Navy8 Apr 1942HMS Thorgrim 
Royal Navy3 Jun 1942HMS Kos XIX 
Royal Navy19 Nov 1942HMS Ullswater (FY 252)Lake 


Royal Navy16 Jun 1944HMS Southern Pride (K 249) 


Royal Navy24 Feb 1945HMS Ellesmere (FY 204)Lake 
Royal Navy3 Mar 1945HMS Southern Flower (FY 332) 

10 ASW Whalers lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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