Allied Warships

MS Trawlers

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517 ships


The ms trawler HMS Shandwick (FY 1587) of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeMS Trawler
Displacement 
Length 
Complement 
Armament 
Notes on classThese ships were taken over by the Admiralty.
Displacement and armament are listed, if known to us, on each individual page. 


All ships of the class


Royal Indian Navy Royal Indian Navy (more on Royal Indian Navy)

HMIS Madras (i) (T 33)
HMIS Nautilus (FY 092)


Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Andyk (FY 1921)
HMS Arctic Hunter (FY 1614)
HMS Arley (FY 620) Lost on 3 Feb 1945
HMS Artegal (FY 1855)
HMS Asama Lost on 21 Mar 1941
HMS Avalanche (FY 1895)
HMS Caulonia (4.163) Lost on 31 Mar 1943
HMS Chasse Marie (FY 1793)
HMS Donna Nook (FY 1559) Lost on 25 Sep 1943
HMS Elena (FY 573)
HMS Flydra (FY 666)
HMS Flying Wing (FY 880)
HMS Gadfly (FY 517)
HMS Gaston Riviere (FY 1679)
HMS Henriette
HMS Heroine (FY 1866)
HMS Hoverfly (FY 557)
HMS Kingscourt (FY 885)
HMS Lord Beaconsfield (FY 608) Lost on 17 Oct 1945
HMS Monique Andre (FY 1728)
HMS Northward Ho (FY 795)
HMS Ogano (FY 803)
HMS River Spey (FY 1643)
HMS Sea Mist (FY 1640)
HMS Siesta (FY 1692)
HMS Their Merit (FY 522)
HMS Withernsea (FY 1637)
HMS Wyoming (FY 1862) Lost on 20 May 1944
HMS Ymuiden (FY 1937)
HMS Zareba (FY 1814)
HMS Abronia (FY 734)
HMS Achroite (FY 914)
HMS Adam (FY 1618)
HMS Admiral Sir John Lawford (FY 533)
HMS Agnes Wickfield (FY 727)
HMS Aiglon (FY 1841)
HMS Akita (FY 610)
HMS Akranes (FY 513) Lost on 4 Jul 1941
HMS Alafoss (FY 715)
HMS Alberic Lost on 3 May 1941
HMS Alcmaria (FY 1525) (To the Royal Norwegian Navy in October 1940.)
HMS Alder (T 84) Lost on 22 Oct 1941
HMS Alexander Scott (FY 515)
HMS Alexandrite (FY 560)
HMS Alma (FY 1747)
HMS Almandine (FY 645)
HMS Andradite (FY 559)
HMS Andre et Louise (FY 1798)
HMS Angele Marie (FY 1708)
HMS Ann Melville (FY 1945)
HMS Antioch II (FY 1746)
HMS Aragonite Lost on 22 Nov 1939
HMS Arkwright (FY 653)
HMS Arnold Bennett (FY 1939)
HMS Arthur Cavenagh (FY 566)
HMS Athenian (FY 757)
HMS Aventurine (FY 1886) Lost on 1 Dec 1943
HMS Avola (FY 1730)
HMS Avon Stream (FY 1529)
HMS Beaumaris Castle (FY 993)
HMS Beech (T 44) Lost on 22 Jun 1941
HMS Ben Bheulah (FY 1681)
HMS Ben Bhrackie (FY 997)
HMS Ben Breac
HMS Ben Dearg (FY 690)
HMS Ben Earn (FY 999)
HMS Ben Gairn Lost on 4 May 1941
HMS Ben Glas (FY 808)
HMS Ben Gulvain (FY 1680)
HMS Ben Heilem (FY 765)
HMS Ben Idris (FY 1766)
HMS Ben Meidie (FY 1818)
HMS Ben Roy (FY 1557)
HMS Ben Tarbert
HMS Ben Torc (FY 807)
HMS Ben Urie (FY 1569)
HMS Benvolio (FY 710) Lost on 23 Feb 1940
HMS Berberis (T 46)
HMS Bernard Shaw (FY 200)
HMS Bervie Braes (FY 847)
HMS Bilsdean (FY 503)
HMS Blighty (FY 505) (Transferred to the Polish Navy on 25 May 1944.)
HMS Botanic (FY 707) Lost on 18 Feb 1942
HMS Brabant (FY 586)
HMS Bracon Dene (FY 1812)
HMS Bracon Moor (FY 686)
HMS Brecon Castle (FY 507)
HMS British (FY 506)
HMS Brock (FY 621)
HMS Bruinvisch
HMS Buckingham (T 121)
HMS Burke (FY 605)
HMS Cadorna (FY 1651)
HMS Caerphilly Castle
HMS Calverton (FY 775) Lost on 29 Nov 1940
HMS Calvi Lost on 29 May 1940
HMS Cap d Antifer (FY 340) Lost on 13 Feb 1944
HMS Cape Barracouta (4.122)
HMS Cape Melville (FY 651)
HMS Cape Nyemetzki (FY 670)
HMS Cape Spartel Lost on 2 Feb 1942
HMS Capricornus Lost on 7 Dec 1940
HMS Capstone (FY 1555)
HMS Cardiff Castle (FY 512)
HMS Carisbrooke (FY 583)
HMS Castlenau (FY 355)
HMS Caswell (FY 500)
HMS Cayrian (FY 791)
HMS Cedar (T 01)
HMS Cerisio (FY 524)
HMS Ceylonite (FY 1853)
HMS Chalcedony (4.124)
HMS Charles Boyes Lost on 25 May 1940
HMS Charles Doran (FY 597)
HMS Charles Vaillant (FY 1804)
HMS Chassiron (FY 1857)
HMS Chrysolite (FY 1827)
HMS Claribelle (FY 1828)
HMS Clevella (FY 678)
HMS Clifton (FY 898)
HMS Clotilde (FY 534)
HMS Cloughton Wyke (4.446) Lost on 2 Feb 1942
HMS Clyne Castle (FY 508)
HMS Clythness (FY 1596)
HMS Comet Lost on 30 Sep 1940
HMS Comitatus (FY 633)
HMS Commander Nasmith (FY 556)
HMS Commiles (FY 636)
HMS Commodator (FY 634)
HMS Computator (FY 635) Lost on 21 Jan 1945
HMS Concertator (FY 637)
HMS Congre (FY 1919)
HMS Coniston (FY 833)
HMS Conquistador Lost on 25 Nov 1940
HMS Contender (FY 543)
HMS Conway Castle (FY 509)
HMS Cordela (FY 713)
HMS Corena (FY 709)
HMS Cortina Lost on 7 Dec 1940
HMS Cotsmuir (FY 550)
HMS Courser (FY 1823)
HMS Courtier (FY 592)
HMS Craftsman (FY 1948)
HMS Craigcoilleach (FY 1770)
HMS Craigmillar (FY 1669)
HMS Cranefly (FY 539)
HMS Crestflower (FY 367) Lost on 19 Jul 1940
HMS Curtana (FY 674)
HMS Cypress (T 09)
HMS D.W. Fitzgerald (FY 1820)
HMS Dalmatia (FY 844)
HMS Damito (FY 521)
HMS Dane (FY 554)
HMS Daniel Clowden (FY 531)
HMS Darnett Ness (FY 542)
HMS Darogah Lost on 27 Jan 1941
HMS Darthema (FY 676)
HMS Darwen (FY 1859)
HMS David Ogilvie (FY 720)
HMS De La Pole (FY 558)
HMS Delphinus (FY 846)
HMS Desiree Lost on 16 Jan 1941
HMS Dorinda (FY 623)
HMS Dorothy Lambert (FY 558)
HMS Dromio Lost on 22 Dec 1939
HMS Drummer Lost on 4 Aug 1940
HMS Drummer Boy (FY 851)
HMS Dunraven Castle (FY 570)
HMS Earl Essex (FY 852)
HMS Earl Kitchener (FY 1633)
HMS Eastcoates (FY 1771)
HMS Ebor Wyke (FY 1601) Lost on 2 May 1945
HMS Edward Walmsley (FY 624)
HMS Edwardian (FY 691)
HMS Edwina (4.134)
HMS El Manzaleh (FY 1740)
HMS Elbury (FY 656)
HMS Eldorado (FY 571)
HMS Elizabeth Angela (FY 767) Lost on 13 Aug 1940
HMS Elsie Cam (FY 1646)
HMS Emilion (FY 853) Lost on 24 Oct 1941
HMS Empyrean (FY 873)
HMS En Avant (FY 1743)
HMS Epine (FY 682)
HMS Equerry (FY 668)
HMS Erimo (FY 569)
HMS Erith (FY 578)
HMS Eroican (FY 518)
HMS Estrella d'Alva (FY 1927)
HMS Estrella do Mar (FY 1916)
HMS Estrella do Norte (FY 1807)
HMS Etruscan (FY 854)
HMS Euclase (FY 1636)
HMS Evelyn Rose (4.136)
HMS Exyahne (FY 878)
HMS Fazenta (FY 587)
HMS Fentonian (FY 868)
HMS Filey Bay (FY 679)
HMS Fintray (FY 253)
HMS Firefly (FY 673)
HMS Flanders (FY 600)
HMS Flandre (FY 1715)
HMS Fleming Lost on 24 Jul 1940
HMS Florio (FY 988)
HMS Fontenoy Lost on 19 Nov 1940
HMS Force Lost on 27 Jun 1941
HMS Fort Robert (FY 762)
HMS Fort Royal (FY 771) Lost on 9 Feb 1940
HMS Franc Tireur (FY 1560) Lost on 25 Sep 1943
HMS Friesland (FY 1663)
HMS Garola (FY 865)
HMS General Birdwood (FY 724)
HMS General Botha (FY 599)
HMS George Adgell (FY 1926)
HMS George Cousins (FY 627)
HMS George D. Irvin
HMS George Robb (FY 685)
HMS Georgette (FY 804)
HMS Glen Kidston (4.77)
HMS Goth (FY 649)
HMS Grampian (FY 546)
HMS Green Howard (FY 632)
HMS Gregory (FY 1875)
HMS Grosmont Castle (FY 671)
HMS Gulfoss (FY 710) Lost on 9 Mar 1941
HMS Gunner (FY 568)
HMS Gwenllian (FY 544)
HMS Harlech Castle (FY 741)
HMS Harry Melling (FY 538)
HMS Hatano (FY 662)
HMS Hatsuse (FY 1749)
HMS Hawthorn (T 32)
HMS Hayburn Wyke (FY 139) Lost on 2 Jan 1945
HMS Helvetia (4.86)
HMS Hercules (FY 1731)
HMS Hildina (FY 541)
HMS Holly (T 19)
HMS Honjo (FY 661) Lost on 18 Jan 1942
HMS Hornbeam (T 53)
HMS Ijuin (FY 612)
HMS Inchgower (FY 735)
HMS Invercauld (FY 1938)
HMS Inverforth (FY 729)
HMS Invertay (FY 1748)
HMS Irvana (FY 663) Lost on 16 Jan 1942
HMS Jacinta (4.138)
HMS James Lay (FY 667)
HMS Jean Edmunds (FY 1677)
HMS John Baptish
HMS John Cattling (FY 536)
HMS John Stephen (FY 1662)
HMS Joseph Button Lost on 22 Oct 1940
HMS Kastoria (4.148)
HMS Kennymore (FY 857) Lost on 25 Nov 1940
HMS Keryado Lost on 6 Mar 1941
HMS King Emperor (FY 730)
HMS Kings Grey (FY 502)
HMS Kingston Olivine (FY 193)
HMS Kunishi (FY 692)
HMS Kurd (FY 639) Lost on 10 Jul 1945
HMS Lacennia (FY 712)
HMS Lacerta (4.07)
HMS Lady Enid (FY 547)
HMS Lady Estelle (FY 176)
HMS Larch (T 96)
HMS Laurel (T 29)
HMS Lephreto (FY 519)
HMS Liberator (FY 1650)
HMS Liberia (FY 1826)
HMS Libra (i) (FY)
HMS Libra (ii) (FY 867)
HMS Libyan (FY 1800)
HMS Ligny (FY 1765)
HMS Lilac (T 26)
HMS Loch Alsh Lost on 30 Jan 1942
HMS Loch Buie (FY 688)
HMS Loch Eribol (FY 704) Lost on 12 Oct 1945
HMS Loch Leven (FY 642)
HMS Loch Moidart (4.229)
HMS Loch Naver Lost on 6 May 1940
HMS Loch Park (FY 1835)
HMS Loch Rannock (FY 779)
HMS Lois (FY 781)
HMS Lombard (4.169)
HMS Lord Ashfield (FY 694)
HMS Lord Darling (FY 1774)
HMS Lord Grey (FY 1593)
HMS Lord Inchcape (FY 1611)
HMS Lord Irwin (FY 1617)
HMS Lord Melchett (FY 672)
HMS Lorinda Lost on 20 Aug 1941
HMS Lorraine (4.170)
HMS Louise et Marie (FY 1917)
HMS Lowther (FY 782)
HMS Lucienne Jeanne (FY 1769) Lost on 24 Oct 1941
HMS Luda Lady Lost on 22 Jan 1941
HMS Luda Lord (FY 776)
HMS Lune (FY 588)
HMS Madden (FY 784)
HMS Magnolia (T 31)
HMS Malacolite (FY 796)
HMS Manx Prince Lost on 28 Nov 1940
HMS Maple (T 38)
HMS Marano (FY 777)
HMS Marconi Lost on 20 Sep 1941
HMS Maretta (FY 665)
HMS Maria R. Ommering (FY 1785)
HMS Marjorie M. Hastie (FY 1777)
HMS Marsona (FY 714) Lost on 4 Aug 1940
HMS Mary A. Hastie (FY 1935)
HMS Meror (FY 1836) Lost on 3 Oct 1943
HMS Michael Griffiths (FY 567)
HMS Milford Countess (FY 564)
HMS Milford Duchess (FY 613)
HMS Milford Duke
HMS Milford Earl Lost on 8 Dec 1941
HMS Milford King (FY 1573)
HMS Milford Prince (FY 614)
HMS Milford Princess (FY 616)
HMS Milford Queen (FY 615)
HMS Monimia (FY 677)
HMS Montamo (4.171)
HMS Moonrise (FY 1863)
HMS Moonshine (FY 1922)
HMS Moravia (FY 1819) Lost on 14 Mar 1943
HMS Mount Keen (FY 684)
HMS Muroto (FY 611)
HMS Myrland (FY 1784)
HMS Myrtle (T 91) Lost on 14 Jun 1940
HMS Nadine (FY 1882)
HMS Nazareth (FY 1815)
HMS Negro (FY 717)
HMS Neil Smith (FY 529)
HMS New Comet (FY 760)
HMS Newhaven, N.B. (FY 820)
HMS Newland
HMS Newslade (FY 816)
HMS Night Hawk (FY 1858)
HMS Nodzu (FY 659)
HMS Nogi Lost on 23 Jun 1941
HMS Norland (FY 1561)
HMS Norse (FY 1628)
HMS Northcoates (FY 548) Lost on 2 Nov 1944
HMS Oak (T 54)
HMS Ocean View (FY 863)
HMS Ohm (FY 561)
HMS Oku (FY 660)
HMS Olympia (FY 1586)
HMS Onetos (FY 761)
HMS Onward (FY 887)
HMS Orizaba (FY 1897)
HMS Ormonde (FY 782) Lost on 16 Feb 1941
HMS Orpheus (ii) (FY 1780)
HMS Osako (FY 580)
HMS Osta (FY 737)
HMS Our Bairns (FY 1566)
HMS Overdale Wyke (FY 338)
HMS Oystermouth Castle (4.101)
HMS Patti (4.10280)
HMS Peken (FY 1821)
HMS Pelagos (4.103)
HMS Pelton Lost on 24 Dec 1940
HMS Perdrant (FY 1714)
HMS Peter Carey (FY 537)
HMS Phineas Beard Lost on 8 Dec 1941
HMS Picton Castle (FY 628)
HMS Pierre André (FY 1944)
HMS Pierre Gustave (FY 1805)
HMS Pistruan (FY 1791)
HMS Pointer (FY 1869)
HMS Pointz Castle (FY 630)
HMS Polly Johnson Lost on 29 May 1940
HMS Post Boy (FY 1750)
HMS Powis Castle (FY 874)
HMS President Briand
HMS Princess Mary (FY 876)
HMS Pyrope Lost on 12 Aug 1940
HMS Radnor Castle (FY 511)
HMS Raglan Castle (FY 631)
HMS Ratapiko (FY 1878)
HMS Raymond (FY 785)
HMS Reboundo (FY 602)
HMS Recono (FY 786)
HMS Red Gauntlet (FY 900) Lost on 5 Aug 1943
HMS Redwood (T 86)
HMS Refundo (FY 830) Lost on 18 Dec 1940
HMS Regardo (FY 831)
HMS Rehearo (FY 1794)
HMS Relonzo (FY 843) Lost on 20 Jan 1941
HMS Remexo (FY 875)
HMS Renzo (FY 893)
HMS Resmilo Lost on 20 Jun 1941
HMS Resolvo (FY 821) Lost on 13 Oct 1940
HMS Resparko (FY 822) Lost on 20 Aug 1940
HMS Restrivo (FY 834)
HMS Retako (FY 838)
HMS Returno (FY 839)
HMS Revello (FY 778)
HMS Richard Crofts (FY 530)
HMS Rifsnes Lost on 20 May 1940
HMS Righto (FY 604)
HMS Rinovia Lost on 2 Nov 1940
HMS River Clyde Lost on 5 Aug 1940
HMS Robert Bowen Lost on 9 Feb 1940
HMS Robert Stroud (FY 687)
HMS Roche Velen (FY 1718)
HMS Rochebonne Lost on 7 Apr 1941
HMS Rodino (FY 840) Lost on 24 Jul 1940
HMS Rolls Royce (FY 1831)
HMS Ronso (FY 841)
HMS Rose of England (FY 562)
HMS Rosette (FY 1577)
HMS Rotherslade (FY 1822)
HMS Rotterdam (FY 1741)
HMS Royallieu (FY 835)
HMS Royalo Lost on 1 Sep 1940
HMS Rudilais (FY 528)
HMS Rugby (4.162)
HMS Runswick Bay (FY 750)
HMS Sabreur (FY 824)
HMS Sandringham (FY 598)
HMS Sanson (FY 901)
HMS Sarah Hide (FY 968)
HMS Sargon (FY 572)
HMS Saronta (FY 1849)
HMS Sarpedon (4.05)
HMS Sasebo (FY 828)
HMS Sata
HMS Saturn (FY 823)
HMS Saturn
HMS Sawfly (FY 629)
HMS Scarron (FY 1913)
HMS Sea King Lost on 9 Oct 1940
HMS Seddon (FY 1993)
HMS Sethon (FY 883)
HMS Shandwick (FY 1587)
HMS Sicyon (FY 669)
HMS Silicia Lost on 8 May 1941
HMS Simpson (FY 545)
HMS Sir John Lister (FY 622)
HMS Sisapon Lost on 12 Jun 1940
HMS Slebech (Y 7.28)
HMS Snakefly (FY 575)
HMS Solomon Lost on 1 Apr 1942
HMS Solon (FY 601)
HMS Soranus (FY 513)
HMS St. Clair (FY 1876)
HMS St. Donats Lost on 1 Mar 1941
HMS St. Melante (FY 753)
HMS St. Minver (FY 725)
HMS St. Olive (FY 1599)
HMS Star of Britain (FY 1678)
HMS Star of Deveron Lost on 30 Sep 1941
HMS Star of Orkney (FY 683)
HMS Star of Pentland (FY 1668)
HMS Star of the Wave (FY 1590)
HMS Staunch (FY 1591)
HMS Stella Leonis (FY 706)
HMS Stella Orion Lost on 11 Nov 1940
HMS Stella Rigel (FY 657)
HMS Stonefly (FY 596)
HMS Strath Devon (FY 1813)
HMS Strathugie (FY 1941)
HMS Strephon (FY 1829)
HMS Sturton (FY 1595)
HMS Suma (FY 618)
HMS Sunlight (FY 763)
HMS Swan (FY 1880)
HMS Swansea Castle (FY 1817)
HMS Sycamore (T 37)
HMS T.R. Ferrens (FY 532)
HMS Taipo (FY 787)
HMS Tamarisk (FY 97) Lost on 12 Aug 1940
HMS Tamora (FY 643)
HMS Tartan (FY 915)
HMS Tartarin (FY 1799)
HMS Tehana (FY 525)
HMS Teroma (FY 527)
HMS Tervani (4.110) Lost on 7 Feb 1943
HMS Tewara (FY 526)
HMS The Roman (FY 1530)
HMS Thomas Altoft (FY 552)
HMS Thomas Bartlett (FY 553) Lost on 28 May 1940
HMS Thomas Leeds (FY 520)
HMS Thrifty (FY 1523)
HMS Tilbury Ness Lost on 1 Nov 1940
HMS Tokyo II (FY 778)
HMS Touchstone (FY 1610)
HMS Tranio Lost on 26 Jun 1941
HMS Tranquil (FY 920) Lost on 16 Jun 1942
HMS Trevo Terceiro (FY 1683)
HMS Tumby (FY 850)
HMS Typhoon (FY 1703)
HMS Uiver (FY 1720)
HMS Unitia (FY 1852)
HMS Valesca (FY 814)
HMS Valmont (FY 872)
HMS Varanga (FY 1625)
HMS Varanis (FY 1613)
HMS Wallena (FY 832)
HMS Walwyns Castle (FY 866)
HMS War Duke (FY 582)
HMS Wardour (FY 581)
HMS Waterfly (FY 681) Lost on 17 Sep 1942
HMS Waveflower (FY 703) Lost on 21 Oct 1940
HMS Welbeck (FY 1609)
HMS Wellsbach (FY 652)
HMS Wigan (FY 1583)
HMS William Bell (FY 1727)
HMS William Bunce
HMS William Cale (FY 535)
HMS William Hallett (FY 554) Lost on 13 Dec 1939
HMS William Mannel (FY 1665)
HMS William Scoresby (J 122)
HMS William Stephen (FY 806) Lost on 25 Oct 1943
HMS William Wesney Lost on 7 Nov 1940
HMS Willow (T 66)
HMS Windward Ho (FY 574)
HMS Witham (FY 770)
HMS Yashima (FY 1894)
HMS Yezo (FY 829)


Royal Norwegian Navy Royal Norwegian Navy (more on Royal Norwegian Navy)

HNoMS Nordhav II (FY 1906) Lost on 10 Mar 1945


517 MS Trawlers (524 names) of the class. 99 of them were lost.

See all MS Trawler classes.


class ships hit by U-boats (2)

2 May 1945HMS Ebor WykeSunkU-979
10 Mar 1945HNoMS Nordhav IISunkU-714

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