Allied Warships

HMS Honjo (FY 661)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 661 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched12 Nov 1928 
CommissionedOct 1939 
Lost18 Jan 1942 
History

Completed in December 1928.
Taken over by the Admiralty in October 1939.
Displacement: 308 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

HMT Honjo (Ch.Skr. James Bowie, RNR) was badly damaged in Gibraltar Harbour by a Spanish saboteur on 18 January 1942 along with HMS Erin. Honjo was not repaired.

 

Commands listed for HMS Honjo (FY 661)

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CommanderFromTo
1Ch.Skr. Joseph Bowie, RNROct 19396 May 1940
2Skr. Walter George Brown, RNR6 May 194018 Jan 1942

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