Allied Warships

HMS Busen 11 (FY 1842)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1842 
Built byNylands Værksted (Oslo, Norway) 
Laid down 
Launched4 Mar 1931 
Commissioned 1940 
End service 

Completed on 6 October 1931.
Norwegian whaler Busen 11 of A/S Tønsberg Hvalfangeri, Tønsberg, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in 1940/1941.
Displacement: 279 tons.

Renamed HMS Snowdrift in December 1941.
Served in RHN from July 1943 as Pinios.
Mined and sunk on 24 October 1945 in Greek waters.


Commands listed for HMS Busen 11 (FY 1842)

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1T/Lt. Donald Hubert Graham, RANVRMar 1942early 1943

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