Allied Warships

HMS Cranefly (FY 539)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 539 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched23 Jul 1917 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 
History

Completed on 1 November 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 312 tons.

Returned to her owner in 1945.
Renamed Cotswold in 1946.
Scrapped at Antwerp, Belgium in October 1954.

 

Commands listed for HMS Cranefly (FY 539)

Please note that we're still working on this section.

CommanderFromTo
1Skr. Harold Bertie Soanes, RNR23 Nov 1939Apr 1941
2Skr. William Henry Makings, RNRApr 1941mid 1945

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.


Return to the Allied Warships section