Allied Warships

HMS Rainstorm (FY 1920)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1920 
Built byKaldnes Mekaniske Værksted (Tonsberg, Norway) 
Laid down 
Launched13 Mar 1925 
Commissioned 1941 
End service 

Completed in 11 September 1925.
Norwegian whaler Busen 6 of A/S Tønsberg Hvalfangeri, Tønsberg, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in October 1941.
Displacement: 266 tons.

Returned to owner in 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Rainstorm (FY 1920)

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1K W F Talbot, RNVR18 Jun 1942mid 1944
2T/Lt. Colin William Jasper Parkinson, RNZNVRmid 1944Oct 1944
3T/Lt. Herbert John Ife, RNVROct 1944early 1945

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