Allied Warships

HMS Sevra (FY 1652)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1652 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched12 Feb 1929 
Lost6 Nov 1940 

Whaler of South Georgia Co. Ltd. (Chr.Salvesen & Co.), Jersey, taken over by the Admiralty in March 1940. Displacement: 253 tons.

HMS Sevra (T/Sub-Lt. F.B. Richards, RNVR) was mined and sunk off Falmouth.


Commands listed for HMS Sevra (FY 1652)

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1E Jansen, RNR11 Sep 1940late 1940
2T/S.Lt. Francis Brooks Richards, RNVRlate 19406 Nov 1940

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