Allied Warships

HMS Cloughton Wyke (4.446)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant4.446 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 
CommissionedMay 1940 
Lost2 Feb 1942 
Loss position52° 59'N, 1° 29'E
History

Completed on 19 April 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in May 1940.
Displacement: 324 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Sunk by German aircraft off the Humber in position 52º59'N, 01º29'E.( Skipper Charles Seymour Larter, RNR) survives the sinking though wounded.

 

Commands listed for HMS Cloughton Wyke (4.446)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/S.Lt. John Clinton Holbrook, RNVR4 Sep 19408 Sep 1941
2T/Skr. William Henry Buley, RNR8 Sep 1941early 1942
3T/Skr. Charles Seymour Larter, DSC, RNRearly 19422 Feb 1942

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