Allied Warships

HMS Globe V (FY 877)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 877 
Built byA.S. Moss Værft og Dokk (Moss, Norway) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched20 Jul 1930 
CommissionedApr 1941 
End service 
History

Completed on 10 September 1930.
Norwegian whaler of Hvalfangerselskapet Globus A/S, Larvik, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in April 1941.
Displacement: 249 tons.

To the Royal Norwegian Navy in 1942 being renamed Karmøy. Reverted back to Royal Navy in August 1944 being renamed HMS Fiery Cross.
Returned to owner in January 1947.

 

Commands listed for HMS Globe V (FY 877)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. William Daniel de la Bat Van Alphen, SANF(V)20 Oct 1944Sep 1945

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