Allied Warships

HMS Cypress (T 09)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 09 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched28 Jun 1930 
Commissioned28 Nov 1936 
End service 
History

Completed in September 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1935.
Displacement: 548 or 570 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Sold in March 1946.
Renamed Vardberg in 1946.
Scrapped at Fredrikssund, Denmark in May 1959.

 

Commands listed for HMS Cypress (T 09)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. (retired) Gerald Frank Julius Gould, RN1 Jun 193925 Sep 1939

2Lt.Cdr. Auberon Charles Alan Campbell Duckworth, RNNov 193918 May 1940
3Skr. George Simpson, RNR18 May 1940Aug 1940
4G A Lawson, RNRAug 19405 Mar 1941
5T/Lt. Alexander Harper Turner, DSC, RNR5 Mar 1941mid 1941
6T/Lt. Alfred John Trundell, RNVRmid 1941mid 1943

7T/Skr. William Berthold Redepenning, RNR25 Feb 194430 Aug 1945
8A/Ch.Skr. Alan Webster, RNR30 Aug 194524 Nov 1945

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