Allied Warships

HMS Silja (FY 301)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 301 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched20 Jun 1929 
CommissionedMar 1940 
End service 
History

Whaler of South Georgia Co. Ltd. (Chr.Salvesen & Co., Middlesborough, U.K.), taken over by the Admiralty in March 1940.
Displacement: 251 tons.

Transferred to the Soviet Union in February 1942 being renamed T-107.
Returned in 1947

 

Commands listed for HMS Silja (FY 301)

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CommanderFromTo
1J W Fry, RNR4 Aug 19404 Mar 1941
2Skr. William Rigby, RNR4 Mar 1941early 1942

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