Allied Warships

HMS Simbra (FY 321)

ASW Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 321 
Built byKaldnes Mekaniske Værksted (Tonsberg, Norway) 
Laid down 
Launched21 Sep 1937 
CommissionedApr 1942 
End service 

Completed on 12 October 1937.
Whaler of South Georgia Co. Ltd. (Chr.Salvesen & Co., Middlesborough, U.K.), requisitioned by the Admiralty in December 1941.
Displacement: 356 tons.

Returned to owner or sold in September 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Simbra (FY 321)

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1T/Lt. Joseph Pinder Gunn, RNVR1 Apr 19421 Dec 1942
2T/Lt. John Hermann Churchill Sim, KRNVR1 Dec 1942May 1943
3T/S.Lt. J P Merson, RNVRMay 1943Dec 1944
4T/Lt. Joseph Pinder Gunn, RNVRDec 19446 Mar 1945

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