Allied Warships

HMS Ben Roy (FY 1557)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1557 
Built byHall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched17 Jun 1929 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
End service 

Completed in November 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1940.
Displacement: 260 tons.

Returned to her owner in February 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Ben Roy (FY 1557)

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1T/Skr. John Leonard Barber, RNR6 May 19402 Jun 1940
2T/Skr. Christoper Clarence Hickson Thomas, RNR2 Jun 194018 Sep 1940
3T/Skr. Charles Seymour Larter, DSC, RNR18 Sep 194030 Dec 1940
4Skr. Thomas William Doddington, RNR30 Dec 1940mid/late42
5T/Skr. Robert Cooper, RNRmid/late4218 Nov 1942
6T/Skr. Alexander Macleod, RNR18 Nov 194213 Jul 1943
7Skr. Sidney Francis Wilson, RNR13 Jul 194320 Dec 1943
8T/Skr. Alfred Hill, RNR20 Dec 1943mid 1945

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