Allied Warships

HMS Empyrean (FY 873)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 873 
Built byGoole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co. Ltd. (Goole, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched9 May 1914 
CommissionedApr 1940 
End service 
History

Completed in July 1914.
Taken over by the Admiralty in April 1940.
Displacement: 215 tons.

Returned to her owner in January 1945.

 

Commands listed for HMS Empyrean (FY 873)

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CommanderFromTo
1Walter Frederick Salenius, RNR30 Nov 193913 May 1940
2T/Skr. Richard Wilson, RNR13 May 1940Nov 1941
3T/Skr. Reginald Cane, RNRNov 1941early 1944

4Skr. John McRitchie, RNR11 Oct 1944mid 1945

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