Allied Warships

HMS El Manzaleh (FY 1740)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1740 
Built byF.&Ch de la Mediterranee (La Seyne, France) 
Laid down 
Commissioned23 Apr 1940 
End service 

Built in 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 23 April 1940.
Displacement: 308 tons.

Renamed Tornado in July 1940.

Renamed Tornado II in 1943.
Sold in April 1946.


Commands listed for HMS El Manzaleh (FY 1740)

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1T/Skr. Horace Arthur Hodds, RNR2 Oct 194011 Mar 1941
2T/Lt. James Ian Cruickshank, RNVR11 Mar 19416 Jan 1942
3T/Skr. Harold Claxton, RNR6 Jan 194215 May 1942
4T/Skr. Sydney Albert Spore, RNR15 May 1942early 1943

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