Allied Warships

HMS Cape Chelyuskin (FY 119)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 119 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched8 Feb 1936 
CommissionedOct 1939 
Lost29 Apr 1940 
History

Completed in March 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 494 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

HMT Cape Chelyuskin (Skipper Harold Earnest Moran, DSC, RNR and Lt. Henry Roach, RNR embarked) was sunk by German aircraft near Trondheim, Norway on 29 April 1940. Both survived the loss though Lt Roach was wounded.

 

Commands listed for HMS Cape Chelyuskin (FY 119)

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1Skr. John Windram, RNR16 Oct 1939Apr 1940
2Skr. Harold Ernest Moran, RNRApr 194029 Apr 1940

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