Allied Warships

HMS Joseph Button

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched17 Dec 1917 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost22 Oct 1940 

Completed on 24 April 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 290 tons.

HMT Joseph Button (Ch.Skr. Alexander Cowie, RNR) was mined and sunk 5.75 nautical miles bearing 275 of Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England.


Commands listed for HMS Joseph Button

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1Skr. Alexander Cowie, RNR31 Aug 1939mid 1940
2T/Skr. James Drennan, RNRmid 1940late 1940
3Ch.Skr. Alexander Cowie, RNRlate 194022 Oct 1940

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