Allied Warships

HMS William Wesney

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched23 Dec 1929 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost7 Nov 1940 
History

Comleted on 3 February 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 364 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

HMT William Wesney (A/T/Skipper Frederick James Farrow, RNR) was mined and sunk about 8 nautical miles east-south-east of Felixstowe in position 51º53'48"N, 01º33'06"E .

 

Commands listed for HMS William Wesney

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CommanderFromTo
1Ch.Skr. Peter Green, RNR1 Nov 193915 Mar 1940
2T/Skr. Alfred Frederick Meacock, RNR15 Mar 194026 Jun 1940
3T/Skr. William Knox Reid, RNR26 Jun 1940late 1940
4T/Skr. Frederick James Farrow, RNRlate 19407 Nov 1940

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