Allied Warships

HMS Ben Glas (FY 808)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 808 
Built byHall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Completed in March 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 234 tons.

Became a Fuel Carrier in 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Ben Glas (FY 808)

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1Skr. Alexander Flell Herd, RNR29 Jun 194027 Jul 1940
2Skr. George Edward Craig, RNR27 Jul 19401 Mar 1941
3T/Skr. Ezra Heaton Brooks, RNR1 Mar 194129 May 1941
4T/Lt. Norean Wingfield Motson, RNVR29 May 194110 Sep 1943
5T/Lt. John Hubert Hill, RNVR10 Sep 1943late 1943

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