Allied Warships

HMS Fifeshire

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched17 Jan 1938 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost20 Feb 1940 
Loss position59° 00'N, 0° 25'E

Built in June 1938.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 540 tons.

HMT Fifeshire (S.Lt. John Valentine Searles-Wood, RN) was sunk by German aircraft east off Copinsay Island, Scotland in position 59º00'N, 00º25'E.


Commands listed for HMS Fifeshire

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1Skr. John Dunbar Fowler, RNR6 Nov 19391 Jan 1940
2S.Lt. John Valentine Searles-Wood, RN1 Jan 194020 Feb 1940 (+)

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