Allied Warships

HMS Stafnes (FY 192)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 192 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched28 Jan 1936 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 
History

Completed in March 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 456 tons.

Sold in July 1945.
Renamed Ross Searcher in 1960.
Scrapped at Boom, Belgium on 19 August 1963.

 

Commands listed for HMS Stafnes (FY 192)

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CommanderFromTo
1Skr.Lt. Sidney John Ward, RD, RNR21 Sep 19399 Jul 1940
2Skr. Alexander Flett, RNR9 Jul 194030 Apr 1942
3Lt. John Nestle Burgess, RANVR30 Apr 1942

4T/Lt. Harry Sidmouth-Willing, DSC, RNVR8 Mar 19432 May 1943
5T/Lt. John Alexander Crockett, RNR2 May 194318 Oct 1943
6T/Lt. Alexander Towse Motion, RNVR18 Oct 1943

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