Allied Warships

HMS Liberia (FY 1826)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1826 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched9 Jun 1906 
Commissioned16 Aug 1940 
End service 

Completed in August 1906.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 16 August 1940.
Displacement: 250 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun, 2 .5" AA (1x2), 2 MG AA (2x1).

Returned to her owner in July 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Liberia (FY 1826)

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1T/Skr. Thomas Fisher Bunce, RNR20 Dec 194028 May 1941
2T/Lt. Charles Edward Ross, RNVR28 May 19419 Mar 1942
3T/Lt. William Geoffrey Hewett, DSC, RNVR9 Mar 194230 May 1942
4T/Lt. Robert Ninian Lowes, RNVR30 May 19429 Jan 1943
5T/Lt. Edward Harwood Batt, RNVR9 Jan 1943mid 1944

6T/Lt. Robert Edward Cotton, RNVR27 Jan 1945mid 1945

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