Allied Warships

HMS Alexandrite (FY 560)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 560 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched21 Dec 1933 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 
History

Completed on 21 January 1934.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 313 tons.

Returned to her owner in November 1945.
Scrapped at Grangemouth on 2 November 1963.

 

Commands listed for HMS Alexandrite (FY 560)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Skr. George Dean Barker, RNR6 Feb 1940Feb 1942
2T/Skr. D Casey, RNRFeb 194211 Mar 1942
3T/Lt. Maxwell Low, RNVR11 Mar 194221 Apr 1943
4T/Skr. George Henry Kersey, RNR21 Apr 19436 Apr 1944
5T/Lt. Charles Robert Powell, RNVR6 Apr 1944early 1945

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