Allied Warships

HMS Lacennia (FY 712)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 712 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched7 Jan 1931 
CommissionedOct 1939 
End service 

Completed on 9 February 1931.
Taken over by the Admiralty in October 1939.
Displacement: 348 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in February 1946.
Scrapped at Antwerp, Belgium on 7 May 1954.


Commands listed for HMS Lacennia (FY 712)

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1Skr. Edward Buxton, RNR7 Nov 193927 Dec 1941 (+)
2T/Lt. John Williams Ailwyn Jones, RNR14 Jan 194231 Oct 1942
3T/Lt. Thomas Rist, RNVR31 Oct 1942early 1944

4T/Lt. Arthur Charles East, RNVRJun 1944mid 1945

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