Allied Warships

HMS George Robb (FY 685)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 685 
Built byHall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched30 Jun 1930 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in July 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 217 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Sold in January 1946.


Commands listed for HMS George Robb (FY 685)

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1J Scott, RNR3 Oct 193917 Aug 1940
2J E Leighton, RNR17 Aug 194021 Dec 1940
3T/Skr. Joe Ormerod, RNR21 Dec 19402 Mar 1941
4F J Gamble, RNR2 Mar 194111 Aug 1941
5Skr. James Alexander Simpson, RNR11 Aug 194117 Dec 1942
6Skr. Robert Nathaniel John Haylett, RNR17 Dec 1942late 1945

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