Allied Warships

HMS Ben Breac

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byHall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched12 Jul 1916 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Completed in July 1916.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 235 tons.

Became a Fuel Carrier in March 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Ben Breac

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1T/Skr. Frederick William Boulton, RNR26 Nov 1940Feb 1941
2Skr. James Cookson, RNRFeb 194125 Jul 1941
3T/Skr. Donald McLean Buchan, RNR25 Jul 19418 Nov 1941
4T/Skr. Richard Wilson, RNR8 Nov 194110 Sep 1943
5T/Skr. George Henry Davies, RNR10 Sep 194312 Jan 1944
6Skr. Stanley Webb, RNR12 Jan 194426 May 1944
7T/Skr. Jasper Alfred Stanberry Pidgen, RNR26 May 1944Jul 1944
8Skr. Stanley Webb, RNRJul 194413 Oct 1944
9Skr. Edward John Webster, RNR13 Oct 1944mid 1945

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