Allied Warships

HMS Busen 7 (FY 1854)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1854 
Built byKaldnes Mekaniske Værksted (Tonsberg, Norway) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched30 Sep 1926 
Commissioned 1940 
End service 
History

Completed on 23 October 1926.
Norwegian whaler Busen 7 of A/S Tønsberg Hvalfangeri, Tønsberg, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in 1940/1941.
Displacement: 254 tons.

Renamed HMS Silhouette in September 1941.
Served in RNN from 11 March 1943 - 1946.
Returned to owner in February 1947.

 

Commands listed for HMS Busen 7 (FY 1854)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Allen Bernard Tenger, RANVR13 Mar 1942May 1942

2T/Lt. Edward Adrian Ivor Evans, SANF(V)31 Aug 194211 Mar 1943

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