Allied Warships

HMS Swona (FY 1802)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1802 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched7 Jul 1925 
CommissionedApr 1940 
End service 
History

Completed in August 1925.
Whaler of South Georgia Co. Ltd. (Chr.Salvesen & Co., Leith, U.K.), taken over by the Admiralty in April 1940.
Displacement: 313 tons.

Became a danlayer in 1944.

 

Commands listed for HMS Swona (FY 1802)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Adrian Charles Cuthbert Seligman, RNR30 Sep 1940May 1941
2T/Lt. Richard Leigh Smith, RCNVRMay 1941Sep 1941
3T/Lt. Adrian Charles Cuthbert Seligman, RNRSep 1941Dec 1941
4T/Lt. Edward Charles Davids, RNRDec 1941Jan 1944
5T/Lt. Norman Thomas Paine, RNVRJan 1944Apr 1945

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