Allied Warships

HMS Recoil

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built bySchulte & Bruns (Emden, Germany) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned 1940 
Lost28 Sep 1940 
History

Completed in July 1938.
Former German trawler Blankenburg captured on 6 April 1940 off Norway by the British light cruiser HMS Birmingham and the British destroyers HMS Fearless and HMS Hostile.
Taken over by the Admiralty in May or June 1940.
Displacement: 344 tons.

HMS Recoil (Lt. Ian Martin Wilson, RNVR) was mined in the English Channel off Portland Bill.

 
Former nameBlankenburg

Commands listed for HMS Recoil

Please note that we're still working on this section.

CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Ian Martin Wilson, RNVRCa. mid 4028 Sep 1940

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.


Return to the Allied Warships section