Allied Warships

HMS Amber (T 88)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 88 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched11 Sep 1934 
CommissionedJan 1939 
End service 
History

Completed in October 1934.
Taken over by the Admiralty in January 1939.
Displacement: 700 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

Sold in 1945.
Renamed Enotian in 1946.
Renamed Arctic Crusader in 1950.
Renamed Enotian in 1952.
Renamed Glenalla in 1955.
Scrapped at Gateshead, U.K. on 13 May 1957.

 

Commands listed for HMS Amber (T 88)

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CommanderFromTo
1Boatswain Harold William Clark, RN25 Aug 193921 Jun 1940
2A/S.Lt Peter le Mesurier Andrew, RNR21 Jun 194014 Jan 1941
3Skr. Walter Kirman, RNR14 Jan 1941May 1941
4T/Lt. Stanley Barrie, RNRMay 19419 Mar 1942
5T/Lt. Charles Rowland Eardley Childers, RNVR9 Mar 194220 Dec 1943
6T/Lt. John Griffiths Cameron, RANVR20 Dec 1943mid 1944
7T/Lt. Robert Edward William Wakefield, RNVRmid 1944late 1944
8T/Lt. Peter Buckley-Jones, SANF(V)late 1944Jan 1945
9T/Lt. Clifford Arthur Lines, RNVRJan 1945

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