Allied Warships

HMS Sarka

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched1 Oct 1936 
CommissionedOct 1941 
End service 

Completed in November 1936.
Whaler of of South Georgia Co. Ltd. (Chr.Salvesen & Co., Middlesborough, U.K.), taken over by the Admiralty in October 1941.
Displacement: 355 tons.

Became a danlayer in April 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Sarka

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1L T Howard, RNRJan 1943Nov 1944
2C P Russell, RNVRNov 1944Apr 1945
3T/Lt. Norman Thomas Paine, RNVRApr 1945late 1945

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