Allied Warships

HMS Paul Rykens (FY 257)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 257 
Built by 
Laid down 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
End service 

Built in 1935.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1939.
Displacement: 466 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

Returned to her owner in December 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Paul Rykens (FY 257)

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1G C Lawrence, RNR21 Feb 1940Oct 1940
2Skr. Walter Charles King, RNR31 Oct 194013 Apr 1943
3A/Skr.Lt. Francis Charles Butler, RNR14 Apr 1943

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