Allied Warships

HMS Arley (FY 620)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 620 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched10 Jun 1914 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost3 Feb 1945 
Loss position53° 06'N, 1° 16'E

Completed in July 1914.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 304 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Sunk while under tow in the North Sea north of Cromer in position 53º06'N, 01º16'E on 3 February 1945 after being damaged by a mine.


Commands listed for HMS Arley (FY 620)

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1Skr. Arthur Duffield, RNR28 May 19408 Nov 1940
2T/S.Lt. Francis Bernard Dineen, RNVR8 Nov 194016 Dec 1943
3Skr. William Limb, DSC, RNR16 Dec 19433 Feb 1945

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