Allied Warships

HMS Gaul

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched22 May 1936 
CommissionedOct 1939 
Lost3 May 1940 
History

Completed in July 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 550 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

HMT Gaul (Lt. Geoffrey Herbert Walker, RNVR) was sunk on 3 May 1940 by German dive bombers in Kroken Bay near Namsos, Norway.

 

Commands listed for HMS Gaul

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1Skr. Stanley Charles Larner, RNR20 Oct 19395 Feb 1940
2S.Lt. Geoffrey Herbert Walker, RNVR5 Feb 19403 May 1940 (1)

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