Allied Warships

HMS Aphis (T 57)

River gunboat of the Insect class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeRiver gunboat
PennantT 57 
Built byAilsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Troon, Scotland)  
Ordered9 Feb 1915 
Laid downMar 1915 
Launched15 Sep 1915 
Commissioned11 Nov 1915 
End service 

Sold to be broken up for scrap in May 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Aphis (T 57)

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1Lt.Cdr. Robert Bruce Chandler, RN8 Feb 1938Dec 1939
2T/Lt. Guy Percival L’Estrange, RNVRDec 193929 Jan 1940
3Frank Stanley Redgrove, RNR29 Jan 19409 Feb 1940
4Lt.Cdr. Robert Sydney Stafford, RN9 Feb 19407 Dec 1940
5Lt.Cdr. (retired) John Oliver Campbell, DSC, RN7 Dec 19409 Sep 1941

6Lt.Cdr. Frank Ythel Bethell, RN2 Dec 1941Jun 1944
7Lt. Edward Ernest Clifton, RD, RNRJun 1944Dec 1944
8Lt.Cdr. John Lane Goatley, RNDec 1944Jan 1945
9T/Lt. Eric Arthur Bellamy, RNVRJan 1945Jul 1945
10Lt. John Edwin Dyer, DSC, RNJul 1945

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