Allied Warships

HMS Alafoss (FY 715)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 715 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched21 Sep 1929 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in November 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 593 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Sold in 1946.
Scrapped at Zelzate, Belgium on 4 December 1956.


Commands listed for HMS Alafoss (FY 715)

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1Skr. Clarence Pollard, RNR1 Sep 1939Jun 1942
2T/Skr. Harry Brydges, DSC, RNRJun 19421 Sep 1945
3Skr. Meldrum Duncan Shipley, RNR1 Sep 1945late 1945

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