Allied Warships

HMS Scalby Wyke (FY 258)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 258 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched23 Mar 1935 
CommissionedJan 1940 
End service 

Completed in May 1935.
Taken over by the Admiralty in October 1939.
Displacement: 443 tons.

Returned to her owner in October 1945.
Scrapped at Zelzate, Belgium on 6 February 1959.


Commands listed for HMS Scalby Wyke (FY 258)

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1Ch.Skr. Samuel Bass, RNR25 Jan 194017 Jan 1941
2Skr. Charles Alfred Johnson, RNR17 Jan 19415 Nov 1941
3Skr.Lt. Richard Bland, RD, RNR5 Nov 1941Jan 1942
4Skr. Charles Alfred Grimmer, RNRJan 194225 Sep 1943
5Skr. Angus Mackay, RNR25 Sep 1943

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Notable events involving Scalby Wyke include:

13 Jan 1942
HMS P 37 (Lt. H. Winter, RN) departed Scapa Flow for Dundee. She was escorted by HMS Scalby Wyke (Skr. C.A. Grimmer, RNR). (1)

30 Nov 1942
HMS P 216 (Lt. A.R. Daniell, DSC, RN) ended her 1st war patrol at Lerwick. She departed for Holy Loch later the same day together with HMS P 312 (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Favell, RN). They were escorted by HMS Scalby Wyke (Skr. A. Mackay, RNR) until 1300/1 when HMS Foxtrot took over the escort. (2)

15 Dec 1942
HMS H 32 (Lt. C. Gordon, RN) departed Scapa Flow for Rothesay. she was escorted by HMS Scalby Wyke (Skr. C.A. Grimmer, RNR). (3)


  1. ADM 199/424
  2. ADM 199/1871
  3. ADM 173/17220

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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