Allied Warships

HMS Elbury (FY 656)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 656 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched4 Sep 1925 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 

Completed on 5 November 1925.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 394 tons.

Returned to her owner in July 1945.
Renamed Lord Gort in 1946.
Renamed Wyre General in 1949.
Scrapped at Boom, Belgium on 21 March 1956.


Commands listed for HMS Elbury (FY 656)

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1F W Ellis, RNR6 Dec 193921 Jul 1940
2Skr. George Henry William Mortlock, RNR21 Jul 194027 Oct 1940
3Skr. William Eric Patterson, RNR27 Oct 1940early 1942
4T/Skr. Horace William Thurston, RNRearly 19421 Apr 1943
5T/Skr. Stanley George Nicholls, RNR1 Apr 1943Dec 1944
6T/A/Ch.Skr. Frederick Charles Slapp, RNRDec 1944early 1945

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