Allied Warships

HMS Glen Kidston (4.77)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched18 Mar 1930 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in May 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 360 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Became an Auxiliary Patrol Trawler in June 1940.
Reverted back to MS Trawler in 1941.
Returned to her owner in July 1945.
Scrapped at Bremerhaven, Germany in 1959.


Commands listed for HMS Glen Kidston (4.77)

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1Ernest Hilldrith, RNR1 Sep 194024 Jun 1941
2Skr. W J Taylor, RNR24 Jun 19411 Aug 1941
3T/Lt. Clement John Spurgeon, RNR1 Aug 194126 Jan 1945
4T/Lt. Thomas Sellers Otley, RNVR26 Jan 1945mid 1945

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