Allied Warships

HMS Akranes (FY 513)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 513 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched7 Sep 1929 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost4 Jul 1941 
Loss position54° 05'N, 0° 07'W
History

Completed in November 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 358 tons.

HMT Akranes (T/Lt. Walter Arthur Charles Harvey, RNVR) was sunk by German aircraft in Bridlington Bay, Yorkshire, England on 4 July 1941.
The wreck lies in 11 meters of water in position 54º05'46"N, 00º07'40"W.

 

Commands listed for HMS Akranes (FY 513)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Skr. John Reid, RNR14 Mar 194027 Sep 1940
2T/Skr. John Richard Ball, RNR27 Sep 1940late 1940

3T/Lt. Walter Arthur Charles Harvey, RNR15 Jan 19414 Jul 1941

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