Allied Warships

HMS Brecon Castle (FY 507)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 507 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched4 Feb 1916 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in March 1916.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 274 tons.

Returned to her owner in December 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Brecon Castle (FY 507)

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1Skr. Robert Anderson, RNR30 Aug 193922 Jan 1940
2Ch.Skr. Frank Armitage, RNR22 Jan 1940May 1941
3Skr. William Norman Hurn, RNRMay 194112 Jun 1941
4Ch.Skr. James Bond, RD, RNR12 Jun 1941early 1944

5T/A/Skr.Lt. John Richard Corlett Reader, RNR18 May 1944late 1945

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