Allied Warships

HMS Busen 4 (FY 1572)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1572 
Built byKaldnes Mekaniske Værksted (Tonsberg, Norway) 
Laid down 
Launched26 Mar 1925 
Commissioned 1941 
End service 

Completed in 4 August 1925.
Norwegian whaler Busen 4 of A/S Tønsberg Hvalfangeri, Tønsberg, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in 1941.
Displacement: 266 tons.

Renamed HMS Stormwrack in 1942.
Returned to owner in November 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Busen 4 (FY 1572)

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1T/Lt. George Arthur Hartnell, RNR22 Feb 1943Jul 1943
2T/Lt. Philip Winton Jequier, RNVRJul 1943May 1944
3T/Lt. William Ian Brooks, RNVRMay 1944early 1945

4A Nelson, RNVRApr 1945mid 1945

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