Allied Warships

HMS Trevo Terceiro (FY 1683)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1683 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched28 Oct 1912 
Commissioned 1940 
End service 

Completed in December 1912.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1940.
Displacement: 296 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Renamed Finesse in 1942.
Sold in 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Trevo Terceiro (FY 1683)

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1Skr. William John Wilcox, RNR25 Sep 194012 Jun 1941
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Ernest Davies, RNR12 Jun 194113 Oct 1942
3J E Freestone, RNR13 Oct 1942late 1943
4T/Lt. George Robert Hiscock, RNVRlate 1943late 1944
5T/Lt. Harold Alexander, RNVRlate 1944late 1945

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Notable events involving Trevo Terceiro include:

14 Dec 1942
HMS Thrasher (Lt. H.S. Mackenzie, DSO, RN) arrived at Falmouth. She was escorted in by HMS Finesse (T/Lt. J.E. Freestone, RNR) and HMS William Mannel (Skr. H.J. Meyer, RNR). (1)


  1. ADM 199/1867

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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