Allied Warships

HMS Malvernian (F 102)

Ocean boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeOcean boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
PennantF 102 
Built byWilliam Gray & Co. (Hartepool, U.K.) : Central Marine Engineering (West Hartepool, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched25 Feb 1937 
Commissioned1 Jan 1941 
Lost1 Jul 1941 
Loss position47° 37'N, 19° 07'W

Cargo (ref.) vessel completed in September 1937.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty on 24 August 1940.
Displacement: 3132 GRT.
Dimensions: 105.4 x 15.3.
Armament: 2 6" guns (2x1), 1 12pdr AA gun
Speed: 14.5 knots.

HMS Malvernian (Cdr. John William Baillie Robertson, RNR) was bombed and heavily damaged on 1 July 1941 by German aircraft in position 47°37'N, 19°07'W, 24 dead. The ship was abandoned. She was spotted drifting on 19 July 1941 and was then finally sunk.


Commands listed for HMS Malvernian (F 102)

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1Cdr. John William Baillie Robertson, RNR17 Sep 19401 Jul 1941

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