Allied Warships

HMS Scarab (T 59)

River gunboat of the Insect class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeRiver gunboat
PennantT 59 
Built byWood Skinner & Co. Ltd. (Newcastle, England U.K.) 
Ordered9 Feb 1915 
Laid down 
Launched7 Oct 1915 
Commissioned14 Nov 1915 
End service 

Sold for scrap in May 1948.


Commands listed for HMS Scarab (T 59)

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1Lt.Cdr. Hugh Forbes Robertson-Aikman, RN26 Sep 193816 Apr 1940
2Lt.Cdr. John Andrew Agnew, RN30 Apr 194022 Oct 1940
3B P Shellard, RN22 Oct 1940late 1941
4Lt. Jack Broughton Cox, RNlate 1941early 1943
5T/Lt. Ewan Cameron, RNZNVRearly 1943Feb 1944
6T/Lt. Edward Albert Hawkesworth, RNVRFeb 1944Jan 1945
7Lt. Douglas Macmillam Watson, RNVRJan 19455 Jul 1945
8A/Lt.Cdr. Barry John Anderson, RN6 Jul 1945Nov 1945

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