Allied Warships

HMS Maplin (F 107)

Ocean boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeOcean boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
PennantF 107 
Built byWorkman Clark & Co. Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched5 Apr 1932 
Commissioned24 Jan 1941 
End service1 Aug 1942 
History

Cargo (ref.) vessel Erin completed in May 1932.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in September 1940.
Displacement: 5739 GRT.
Dimensions: 131.5 x 16.7.
Armament: 2 6" guns (2x1), 2 2pdr AA guns (2x1)
Speed: 17 knots.

Fitted out as fighter catapul ship. Returned to her owner on 1 August 1942.

 

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1A/Cdr. John Owens Davies, RNR18 Oct 19401 Aug 1942

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