Allied Warships

HMS Southern Foam (FY 1796)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1796 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched26 Aug 1929 
CommissionedMar 1940 
End service 

Completed in September 1926.
Whaler of Southern Whaling & Sealing Co. Ltd., Stanley, Falkland Islands, taken over by the Admiralty in March 1940.
Displacement: 295 tons.

Returned to owner in January 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Southern Foam (FY 1796)

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1J Thompson, RNR8 Sep 194028 May 1941
2Skr. Daniel Smith, RNR28 May 194114 Aug 1942
3G F H Frosdick, RNR14 Aug 194215 Feb 1943
4R S Cowling, RNR15 Feb 194313 Aug 1943
5T/Skr. George Henry Larner, RNR13 Aug 194310 Dec 1943
6T/Skr. Frank Francis Lewis Strowger, RNR10 Dec 194315 Aug 1944
7T/Skr. John Thomas Salter, RNR15 Aug 1944mid 1945

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