Allied Warships

HMS Leyland (FY 103)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 103 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched11 Nov 1935 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost25 Nov 1942 
History

Completed in January 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 452 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

HMT Leyland (T/Lt. Arthur Kennedy Nears, RNR) was sunk in a collision off Gibraltar on 25 November 1942.

 

Commands listed for HMS Leyland (FY 103)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Archibald Wilkinson, RNR18 Sep 1939Nov 1940
2Skr. Hugh Crighton, RNRNov 194015 Aug 1941
3Lt. George Manley Dixon, RANVR15 Aug 194127 Oct 1941
4T/Lt. Arthur Kennedy Nears, RNR27 Oct 194125 Nov 1942 (+)

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