Allied Warships

HMS Gulfoss (FY 710)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 710 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched24 Aug 1929 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost9 Mar 1941 
Loss position50° 51'N, 0° 56'E

Completed in October 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 358 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

HMT Gulfoss (T/Skipper Alfred Hill, RNR) was mined and sunk in the English Channel east of Hastings on 9 March 1941.
The wreck lies in 28 meters of water in position 50º51'30"N, 00º56'42"E.


Commands listed for HMS Gulfoss (FY 710)

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1Ch.Skr. George Thomson, DSC, RD, RNR23 Oct 19394 Jul 1940
2T/Skr. Walter Stanley Adams, RNR4 Jul 194027 Aug 1940
3T/Skr. Alfred Hill, RNR27 Aug 19409 Mar 1941

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