Allied Warships

HMS Lairds Isle (4.21)

Armed boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Built byWilliam Denny & Brothers (Dumbarton, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched1 Apr 1911 
Commissioned 1939 
End service 

Passenger vessel completed in June 1911.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 1783 GRT.
Dimensions: 96.3 x 12.5 feet.
Armament: 1 4" gun, 2 2pdr AA (2x1)
Speed: 22.5 knots.

Became a training vessel in 1940/1941.


Commands listed for HMS Lairds Isle (4.21)

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1Cdr. James Lunnon, RD, RNR5 Sep 193915 May 1942
2Cdr. (retired) Henry Randolph Wilkinson, RD, RNR15 May 1942Aug 1942

3Cdr. (retired) Henry Randolph Wilkinson, RD, RNR27 Oct 1942late 1943

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