Allied Warships

HMS Harry Melling (FY 538)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 538 
Built byC. Rennoldson & Co. (South Shields, UK) 
Laid down 
Launched29 May 1919 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in November 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 275 tons.

Returned to her owner in July 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Harry Melling (FY 538)

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1Lt. (retired) Colin William Rouse Campbell, RNR31 Aug 1939mid 1940
2B Godfrey, RNRmid 19406 Dec 1940
3T/Lt. Theodore Doyles, RNVR6 Dec 1940mid 1941

4A C Newbury, RNROct 194120 Dec 1941
5T/Lt. Leonard George William Beazley, RNVR20 Dec 19418 Dec 1943
6T/A/S.Lt. Ian Henry Robinson, RNVR8 Dec 1943mid 1945

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