Allied Warships

HMS Fort Royal (FY 771)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 771 
Built byJ. Lewis & Sons Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched31 Aug 1931 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost9 Feb 1940 

Completed in September 1931.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 351 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

HMT Fort Royal (Lt.Cdr. Edgar King, RNR) was sunk by German aircraft off Aberdeen, Scotland on 9 February 1940.


Commands listed for HMS Fort Royal (FY 771)

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1Ch.Skr. William Craig, RD, RNR27 Oct 1939early 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Edgar King, RNRearly 19409 Feb 1940

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