Allied Warships

HMS Gos 3 (FY 836)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 836 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched16 Aug 1928 
Commissioned 1941 
End service 

Completed in September 1928.
Norwegian whaler of Hvalfangerselskapet Pelagos A/S, T√łnsberg, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in November 1940.
Displacement: 247 tons.

Renamed HMS Billow in September 1941.
Returned to owner in 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Gos 3 (FY 836)

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1W H Porter, RNR2 Nov 1943late 1944
2E J Rose, RNVRlate 1944Feb 1945
3W H Porter, RNRFeb 1945mid 1945

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