Allied Warships

HMS Hayburn Wyke (FY 139)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 139 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched28 Aug 1917 
Commissioned 1940 
Lost2 Jan 1945 
Loss position51° 15'N, 2° 49'E
History

Completed on 14 November 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1940.
Displacement: 324 tons.

HMS Hayburn Wyke (T/A/Skr.Lt. Francis Wilson, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by a German Seehund midget submarine of Ostend, Belgium on 2 January 1945.
The wreck lies in position 51º15'27"N, 02º48'44"E.

 

Commands listed for HMS Hayburn Wyke (FY 139)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Skr. J. Stafford, RNR5 Jun 19401 Oct 1940
2T/Skr. Frederick Chatten, RNR1 Oct 194022 Aug 1941
3T/Skr. Francis Wilson, RNR22 Aug 19412 Jan 1945 (+)

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