Allied Warships

HMS Westella (FY 161)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 161 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched25 Sep 1934 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost2 Jun 1940 

Completed in November 1934.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 413 tons.

HMT Westella (Ch.Skr. Andrew Gove, RNR) was mined off Dunkirk, France on 2 June 1940.


Commands listed for HMS Westella (FY 161)

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1Ch.Skr. Andrew Gove, RNR29 Sep 19392 Jun 1940

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