Allied Warships

HMS Commodator (FY 634)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 634 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched2 Nov 1917 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 
History

Completed on 12 March 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 281 tons.

Returned to her owner in October 1945.
Renamed Lynandi in 1948.
Scrapped at Milford Haven on 27 August 1954.

 

Commands listed for HMS Commodator (FY 634)

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CommanderFromTo
1Skr. William Limb, RNR12 Oct 19393 May 1941
2Skr. William Sutherland, RNR3 May 19417 Dec 1944
3T/Skr. John Burnell Davidson, RNR7 Dec 1944mid 1945

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Notable events involving Commodator include:


7 Mar 1945
HrMs Dolfijn (Lt.Cdr. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) conducted exercises off Dundee together with HMS Commodator (T/Skr. J.B. Davidson, RNR). (1)

9 Mar 1945
HrMs Dolfijn (Lt.Cdr. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) conducted exercises off Dundee together with HrMs O 15 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) and HMS Commodator (T/Skr. J.B. Davidson, RNR). (1)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.5655 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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