Allied Warships

HMS Ben Earn (FY 999)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 999 
Built byHall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched30 Aug 1916 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
End service 
History

Completed in October 1916.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1940.
Displacement: 235 tons.

Returned to her owner in February 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Ben Earn (FY 999)

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CommanderFromTo
1Skr. Richard Thomson Souter, RNR1 Jul 19403 Dec 1940
2T/Skr. William Charles Mason Ayres, RNR3 Dec 194030 Jan 1941
3T/Lt. George Henry Clark, RNVR30 Jan 1941Ca. mid 41
4T/Lt. Norman Arthur Ray, RNVRCa. mid 412 Apr 1942
5T/Lt. Peter Ronald Ayris, RNVR2 Apr 194227 Jan 1945
6T/Lt. Ivor Bentley Parry, RNVR27 Jan 1945

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