Allied Warships

HMS Cape Passaro (FY 270)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 270 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched19 Jun 1939 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
Lost21 May 1940 

Completed in September 1939.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 29 September 1939.
Displacement: 590 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

HMT Cape Passaro (Lt.Cdr. Martyn Butt Sherwood, RN (retired)) was sunk by German aircraft off Narvik, Norway on 21 May 1940.


Commands listed for HMS Cape Passaro (FY 270)

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1Lt.Cdr. (retired) Martyn Butt Sherwood, RN8 Feb 194021 May 1940

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