Allied Warships

HMS Achroite (FY 914)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 914 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched30 Jun 1934 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 9 August 1934.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 314 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in 1945.
Wrecked 5 nautical miles north-west of Rosslare lighthouse on 5 February 1963.


Commands listed for HMS Achroite (FY 914)

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1Skr. William Samuel Hall, RNR16 Oct 193914 Nov 1940
2Skr. George Henry William Mortlock, RNR14 Nov 1940Mar 1941
3T/Skr. Richard Sandham, RNRMar 1941Jun 1941
4James Stewart, RNRJun 194116 Feb 1943
5T/Skr. James Redvers Walker, RNR16 Feb 19431 Apr 1943
6Skr. James Stewart, RNR1 Apr 1943earl.y 194

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