Allied Warships

HMS Daniel Clowden (FY 531)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 531 
Built byGeorge Brown & Co. (Greenock, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched13 Nov 1919 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 13 November 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 280 tons.

Returned to her owner in October 1945.
Sold on 13 December 1952 and scrapped.


Commands listed for HMS Daniel Clowden (FY 531)

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1Skr. Daniel Smith, RNR21 Dec 193918 Dec 1940
2A Flaaten, RNR18 Dec 194025 Jul 1941
3T/Skr. Edward Westhead, RNR25 Jul 1941Dec 1941
4Skr. Peter Buchan, DSC, RNRDec 1941Feb 1942
5T/Skr. Edward Westhead, RNRFeb 1942mid 1942

6J Ferguson, RNR21 Oct 194231 Mar 1943
7T/Skr. Arthur John Thomas, RNR31 Mar 1943mid 1943
8T/Skr. J. Sheriff Cobby, RNRmid 194316 Sep 1944
9Skr. Murdo Macleod, RNR16 Sep 19441 May 1945

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