Allied Warships

HMS Wistaria (T 113)

MS Trawler of the Tree class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
PennantT 113 
Built bySmith's Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered5 Jun 1939 
Laid down19 Jul 1939 
Launched10 Nov 1939 
Commissioned16 Feb 1940 
End service 
HistorySold in March 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Wistaria (T 113)

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1Skr. Horace Charles Aisthorpe, RNR19 Jan 19405 Mar 1940
2T/Lt. Neville Rhodes Arimitage, RNVR5 Mar 194021 May 1940
3Skr. Albert Scott Henderson Robb, RD, RNR21 May 194020 Jun 1942
4Skr. Reginald Walter Denny, RNR20 Jun 194222 Jul 1942
5Skr. Arthur George Day, RNR22 Jul 194230 Sep 1943
6A/Skr.Lt. John Henry Consadine, DSC, RNRSep 194317 Sep 1944
7A/Skr.Lt. William Richard Alward Hicks, DSC, RNR17 Sep 194411 Feb 1945
8A/Ch.Skr. (A/Skr.Lt.) Alfred Walter Craig, DSC, RNR11 Feb 194518 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Wistaria include:

27 Feb 1940
HMS H 32 (Lt. M.D. Wanklyn, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Portland with HMS Valena (Capt. W.H. Poole, RNR) and HMS Wistaria (Skr. H.C. Aisthorpe, RNR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/16283

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

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