Allied Warships

HMS Epine (FY 682)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 682 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched24 Aug 1929 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 

Completed on 30 October 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 358 tons.

Returned to her owner in January 1946.
Wrecked off Snaefellsnes, western Iceland on 13 March 1948, 14 dead.


Commands listed for HMS Epine (FY 682)

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1T/Skr. Ernest Clarke, RNR25 Feb 19404 Oct 1940
2T/Skr. John Enevoldsen, RNR4 Oct 19401 Jan 1941
3Lt. Georges Albert LaRue, RCNVR1 Jan 194124 Feb 1941
4Lt.Cdr. John David Lewis Williams, RN24 Feb 194128 Aug 1941
5Lt.Cdr. John Noel Caris, RNR28 Aug 194131 Aug 1942
6T/Lt. Joseph Sutherland Watt, RNR31 Aug 1942Dec 1944
7T/Lt. Robert Foylan Hodgson, RNRDec 194412 Feb 1945
8T/Lt. Arthur John Henry Grain, RNVR12 Feb 1945

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