Allied Warships

HMS Sposa (FY 309)

ASW Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 309 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched10 May 1926 
CommissionedSep 1940 
End service 

Completed in August 1926.
Whaler of South Georgia Co. Ltd. (Chr.Salvesen & Co., Middlesborough, U.K.), Requisitioned by the Admiralty in April 1940.
Displacement: 316 tons.

Returned to owner in April 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Sposa (FY 309)

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1T/Skr. Edward Nicholson, RNR29 Sep 194024 Aug 1941
2T/Lt. Geoffrey Davis Cowley, RNVR24 Aug 1941Dec 1944
3Skr. George Reeve, RNRDec 1944mid 1945

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