Allied Warships

HMS Holly (T 19)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 19 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched17 Apr 1930 
Commissioned15 Jun 1939 
End service 

Completed on 17 May 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1935.
Displacement: 365 tons.
Armament: 1 4"gun.

Sold in 1947 and renamed Dragaberg.
Wrecked off Faeringehavn, Greenland on 28 July 1961.


Commands listed for HMS Holly (T 19)

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1Lt. James Arthur Roberts, RN17 Jul 193911 May 1940
2T/Skr. Robert Baxter, RNR11 May 1940Aug 1940
3T/S.Lt. Joseph William Sloan Allison, RNVRAug 194018 Dec 1940
4T/Lt. Frank Mugford, RNR18 Dec 194012 May 1941
5T/Lt. Stanley Gruchy Airey, RNVR12 May 1941early 1943
6John Henry Feeney, RNRearly 194316 Sep 1943
7J Forster, RNR16 Sep 1943Jan 1944
8S E George, RNRJan 1944late 1945

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