Allied Warships

HMS Stella Dorado (FY 131)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 131 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched22 Nov 1934 
CommissionedNov 1939 
Lost1 Jun 1940 

Completed in February 1935.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 416 tons.

HMT Stella Dorado (Skipper Walter Harcourt Burgess, RNR) was sunk by the German motor torpedo boat S-34 off Dunkirk, France on 1 June 1940.


Commands listed for HMS Stella Dorado (FY 131)

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1Skr. Oswin Jinks, RNR24 Nov 19396 Apr 1940
2Skr. Walter Hartcourt Burgess, RNR6 Apr 19401 Jun 1940 (+)

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