Allied Warships

HMS Cape Passaro (FY 270)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 270 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched19 Jun 1939 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
Lost21 May 1940 
History

Completed in September 1939.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 29 September 1939.
Displacement: 590 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

HMT Cape Passaro (Lt.Cdr. Martyn Butt Sherwood, RN (retired)) was sunk by German aircraft off Narvik, Norway on 21 May 1940.

 

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1Lt.Cdr. (retired) Martyn Butt Sherwood, RN8 Feb 194021 May 1940

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