Allied Warships

HMS Pol II (FY 701)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 701 
Built byNylands Værksted (Oslo, Norway) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 
CommissionedApr 1941 
End service 
History

Completed on 29 July 1926.
Norwegian whaler of Hvalfangerselskap Polaris A/S (Melsom & Melsom) Larvik, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in April 1941.
Displacement: 240 tons.

Renamed HMS Jeløy in 1942 and manned by a Norwegian crew.
Renamed HMS Levanter in August 1944 and manned by a British crew.
Returned to owner in August 1946.

 

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1T/Lt. William Easton Turner, RNVR16 Mar 1944early 1946

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