Allied Warships

HMS Shika (FY 1664)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1664 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched20 Jun 1929 
CommissionedMar 1940 
End service 

Completed in August 1929.
Whaler of South Georgia Co. Ltd. (Chr.Salvesen & Co.), Jersey, taken over by the Admiralty in March 1940.
Displacement: 251 tons.

Transferred to the Soviet Union on 14 February 1942 being renamed T-101.
Returned in 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Shika (FY 1664)

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1T/Skr. John Russell Watson, RNR8 Sep 194013 Nov 1940
2Ch.Skr. Peter David Polson, RD, RNR13 Nov 194015 Dec 1941
3Skr. John Dinwoodie, RNR15 Dec 1941early 1942

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