Allied Warships

HMS British Guiana (FY 271)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 271 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
CommissionedJan 1940 
End service 

Built in 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 27 November 1939.

Returned to her owner in March 1946.


Commands listed for HMS British Guiana (FY 271)

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1Skr. Samuel Charles Turrell, RNR2 Jan 19403 Dec 1941
2Skr. Reginald Walter Denny, RNR3 Dec 1941Jan 1942
3Skr. George Reeve, RNRJan 1942Apr 1942
4Skr. Frederick Brown, RNRApr 194221 Dec 1944
5A/Skr.Lt. Joseph Henry Darley Dansie, RNR21 Dec 1944

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