Allied Warships

HMS Admiral Sir John Lawford (FY 533)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 533 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched11 Jun 1930 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in August 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 338 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Became a Wreck Dispersal Vessel in May 1944.

Renamed Milford Admiral 1958.
Scrapped at Briton Ferry in 1962.


Commands listed for HMS Admiral Sir John Lawford (FY 533)

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1T/Skr. George Wingfield Smith, RNR21 Dec 193919 Aug 1941
2Ch.Skr. Robert Buchan, RNR19 Aug 194129 Jan 1942
3T/Skr. Alexander Smith, RNR29 Jan 1942Aug 1942
4T/Skr. Donald Campbell, RNRAug 1942early 1944

5T/Lt. Ronald Victor Porter Rogers, RNVR29 Apr 194428 May 1945
6Lt.Cdr. (retired) Dudley Haggard, RNR28 May 1945mid 1945

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