Allied Warships

HMS Thorvard

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built byAkers mekaniske Værksted (Oslo, Norway) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned 
End service 
History

Completed in 1930.
Norwegian whaler of A/S Bryde & Dahls Hvalfangerselskap, A/S Thor Dahl, Sandefjord, Norway) taken over by the Admiralty in April 1940.
Displacement: 249 tons.

Manned by Norwegian crew 1941-1943.
Returned to owner in 1945.

 

Commands listed for HMS Thorvard

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CommanderFromTo
1J Johansen, RNR10 Jul 1940mid 1941

2T/S.Lt. Ian Bernard Sutherland, TRNVR4 Oct 194220 Dec 1942
3S.Lt. Henry Homfray Hamilton, TRNVR20 Dec 1942mid 1943
4T/A/S.Lt. Douglas Leslie Bird, TRNVRmid 19438 Jun 1943
5Mid. Sidney Holden Browne, TRNVR8 Jun 1943Oct 1944
6M Hjelle, RNROct 1944mid 1945

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