Allied Warships

HMS Cape Barracouta (4.122)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched26 Jun 1930 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 31 July 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 390 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in January 1946.
Renamed New Prince in 1949.
Scrapped at Ghent, Belgium on 20 June 1959.


Commands listed for HMS Cape Barracouta (4.122)

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1Thomas Threlfall, RNR1 Nov 19394 Sep 1940
2Ch.Skr. William Craig, RD, RNR4 Sep 1940mid/late41
3J W Stark, RNVR20 Sep 194128 Mar 1942
4T/Lt. Sigvard Haakon Olsen, RNR28 Mar 1942Jul 1942
5T/Skr. Ronald Charles Heather, RNRJul 194212 Apr 1943
6Skr.Lt. (retired) Alexander Flaws, DSC, RNR12 Apr 194323 Jan 1944
7Skr. Alexander Miller, RNR23 Jan 194417 May 1944
8Skr. Edward George Duncan Witts, RNR17 May 194422 Mar 1945
9T/Skr. George Nelson Spencer, RNR22 Mar 19451 Jul 1945
10Skr. William Limb, DSC, RNR1 Jul 1945late 1945

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