Allied Warships

HMS Gadfly (FY 517)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 517 
Built by 
Laid down 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Built in 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 290 tons.

Returned to her owner in September 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Gadfly (FY 517)

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1Lt. Colin Lowe Broadhurst, RNR28 Aug 193720 Aug 1940
2Charles Walker Snape, RNR20 Aug 194015 Oct 1943
3T/Skr. William Edward Burrows, RNR15 Oct 1943early 1945

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