Allied Warships

HMS Clyne Castle (FY 508)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 508 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched12 Nov 1928 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in January 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 307 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Became a Wreck Dispersal Vessel in 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Clyne Castle (FY 508)

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1Lt. Thomas Fraser, RNR28 Sep 19399 Nov 1940
2T/Lt.. David Kenneth Forbes, RNVR9 Nov 194023 Apr 1942
3T/Skr. James Arthur Whittleton, RNR23 Apr 1942Sep 1942
4Skr. John Reed, RNRSep 1942Jan 1943
5T/Skr. Sidney Johnson, RNRJan 194311 Sep 1943
6T/Skr. Percy Edward Robinson, RNR11 Sep 1943early 1944

7T/Lt. Richard Gavin Robinson, RNVR4 Apr 194420 Nov 1944
8T/Lt. James Hunter Lyle, RNVR20 Nov 1944mid 1945

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