Allied Warships

HMS Avola (FY 1730)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1730 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched7 May 1913 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in June 1913.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 255 tons.

Returned to her owner in April 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Avola (FY 1730)

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1T/Skr. Thomas Meadows, RNR14 Sep 1940Mar 1941
2T/Lt. Ronald Edward Hawker, RNVRMar 194117 Aug 1944
3T/Skr. Francis Dudley Ernest Mills, RNR17 Aug 1944early 1945

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