Armed boarding vessel
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Armed boarding vessel|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Launched||16 May 1927|
|Commissioned||24 Oct 1939|
|Lost||18 Apr 1941|
Passenger / cargo vessel Juna completed on 16 June 1927. Taken in hand for fitting out as Armed boarding vessel at Bombay on 17 September 1939 and renamed Fiona. Fitting out completed on 24 October 1939. Displacement: 2190 GRT. Dimensions: 85.3 x 13.3 feet. Armament: 2 4" guns (2x1), 1 12pdr AA, 4 .303" MG AA (2x2). Speed: 11 knots.
HMS Fiona (Cdr. Arthur Harold Hildreth Griffiths , RD, RNR) was bombed and sunk near Sidi Barrani, Egypt on 18 April 1941.
Commands listed for HMS Fiona
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|1||Lt. (emergency) Arthur Arnold Stanley Wartnaby, RN||6 Oct 1939||Feb 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. John Henry Plumer, RN||Feb 1940||mid 40 ?|
|3||Cdr. Arthur Harold Hildreth Griffiths, RNR||mid 40 ?||18 Apr 1941 (+)|
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