Allied Warships

HMS SGB 4 / Grey Fox (S 304)

Steam Gunboat of the SGB class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSteam Gunboat
PennantS 304 
Built byYarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland) : Metropolitan Vickers 
Ordered8 Nov 1940 
Laid down24 Jan 1941 
Launched25 Sep 1941 
Commissioned15 Mar 1942 
End service 

Renamed Grey Fox in 1943
Fast minesweeper in 1944
Sold in October 1947


Commands listed for HMS SGB 4 / Grey Fox (S 304)

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1Lt. John Duff Ritchie, RN1942 ?1942 ?
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Ronald Robert Willson Ashby, HKRNVR10 Jul 194228 Dec 1942
3K M Cutler, RNR28 Dec 194217 Mar 1943
4T/Lt. Thomas Wilson Boyd, DSO, RNVR17 Mar 194326 Jul 1943
5T/Lt. Peter Edward Mason, RNVR26 Jul 194326 Feb 1944
6F D Russell-Roberts, RNVR26 Feb 19447 Aug 1944
7J C Erskine-Hill, RNVR7 Aug 1944late 1945

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