Allied Warships

HMS Libra (i) (FY)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built by 
Laid down 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Built in 1912.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 211 tons.

Renamed Tocsin in December 1940.
Became a fuel carrier in March 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Libra (i) (FY)

Please note that we're still working on this section
and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.

1T/Skr. Robert Aughton, RNR17 Jul 1940mid/late41

2T/Skr. William Stanley Dosdale, RNRDec 194128 Aug 1943
3T/Skr. Henry Arthur Catchpole, RNR28 Aug 1943early 1944

4T/Skr. John Cordiner Taylor, RNR14 Apr 1944mid 1944

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Return to the Allied Warships section