Allied Warships

HMS SGB 5 / Grey Owl (S 305)

Steam Gunboat of the SGB class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSteam Gunboat
PennantS 305 
Built byHawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.) : Metropolitan Vickers 
Ordered8 Nov 1940 
Laid down17 Apr 1941 
Launched27 Aug 1941 
Commissioned1 Apr 1942 
End service 

Renamed Grey Owl in 1943
Fast minesweeper in 1944
Sold on 15 December 1949


Commands listed for HMS SGB 5 / Grey Owl (S 305)

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1T/Lt. Guy Horton Hummel, RNR1942 ?1942 ?
2T/Lt. Richard Mallock Hall, RNVR18 Jan 194328 Sep 1944
3R B J Hawkey, RNVR28 Sep 1944late 1945

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