Allied Warships

HMS Bouvet 2 (FY 1695)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1695 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched12 Aug 1930 
CommissionedMar 1940 
End service 

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 April 1946.

Bouvet 2, renamed Indus 8, was sunk at Pichidangui, Chile on 15 November 1954.


Commands listed for HMS Bouvet 2 (FY 1695)

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1T/S.Lt. Douglas Herbert Hackett, RNVR9 Sep 194022 Jan 1941
2Skr. John Richard Clark, RNR22 Jan 1941Jan 1942
3Skr. William Buchan, RNRJan 194213 Aug 1943
4T/Skr. Sidney Swinborne, RNR13 Aug 194315 Aug 1944
5T/Skr. Ezra Heaton Brooks, RNR15 Aug 1944mid 1945

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