Allied Warships

HMS Bouvet 1 (FY 1693)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1693 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched12 Aug 1930 
CommissionedMar 1940 
End service 

Completed in August 1930.
Whaler of Sevilla Whaling Co. Ltd. (Chr.Salvesen & Co., Leith, U.K.), taken over by the Admiralty in March 1940. Displacement: 245 tons.

Returned to owner in 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Bouvet 1 (FY 1693)

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1Lt.Cdr. (retired) Campbell Stewart Cooke, RNR30 Oct 1940mid 1941
2T/Lt. Douglas Herbert Hackett, RNVRmid 194110 May 1943
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. R S Harris, RNR10 May 194320 Aug 1943
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Joseph Cox, DSC, RNR20 Aug 194317 Dec 1943
5T/Lt. John Edward Howard, RNVR17 Dec 1943mid 1945

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