Allied Warships

HMS Capstone (FY 1555)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1555 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched6 Jun 1917 
CommissionedFeb 1942 
End service 

Completed on 12 July 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1942.
Displacement: 275 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in October 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Capstone (FY 1555)

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1T/Skr. Albert Ernest Rudd, RNR3 Sep 1940late 1941

2T/Skr. Joseph Edward Bywater, RNR26 Jan 19425 Apr 1942
3T/Skr. Albert Stanley Victor Jones, RNR5 Apr 1942Nov 1942
4T/Skr. Arthur Harold Button, RNRNov 19426 Feb 1943
5Thomas Ferens, RNR6 Feb 1943mid 1945

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