Allied Warships

HMS Chalcedony (4.124)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched11 Feb 1928 
Commissioned 1941 
End service 

completed on 28 March 1928.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1941.
Displacement: 357 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Sold in 1945.
Renamed Laforey in 1946.
Renamed Wyre Mariner in 1948.
Scrapped at Passage West, Ireland on 16 November 1954.


Commands listed for HMS Chalcedony (4.124)

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1Ch.Skr. John Henry Brown, RD, RNR27 Aug 1939mid 1940

2T/Skr. James John Shaughnessy, RNR5 Jun 1940late 1940
3T/Skr. Walter Truefitt, RNRlate 1940ca. mid 41

4T/Lt. George Oswald Macdonald, RNR22 Jun 194122 Aug 1942
5W N Hall, RNR22 Aug 19421 Jul 1943
6T/Lt. Kenneth William Lee, RNVR1 Jul 1943mid 1945

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