Allied Warships

MS Trawlers

Shakespearian class

12 ships


The ms trawler HMS Celia of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeMS Trawler
Displacement545 BRT 
Length164 feet 
Complement35 men 
Armament1 12pdr AA gun
3 20 mm AA (3x1) 
Max speed12 knots
EnginesReciprocating engine, 1 shaft 
Power950 
Notes on class 

Royal Navy ships of the Shakespearian class

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HMS Celia (T 134)
HMS Coriolanus (T 140) Lost on 5 May 1945
HMS Fluellen (T 157)
HMS Hamlet (T 167)
HMS Horatio (T 153) Lost on 7 Jan 1943
HMS Juliet (T 136)
HMS Laertes (i) (T 137) Lost on 25 Jul 1942
HMS Macbeth (T 138)
HMS Ophelia (T 05)
HMS Othello (T 76)
HMS Romeo (T 10)
HMS Rosalind (T 135)


12 MS Trawlers of the Shakespearian class. 3 of them were lost.

See all Royal Navy MS Trawler classes.


Shakespearian class ships hit by U-boats (1)

25 Jul 1942HMS Laertes (i)SunkU-201

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