Allied Warships

HMS Loch Alsh

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched21 Nov 1925 
Lost30 Jan 1942 
Loss position53° 26'N, 0° 58'E

Completed on 20 January 1926.
Taken over by the Admiralty in December 1939 or September 1940.
Displacement: 385 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

HMT Loch Alsh (T/Skr. William Fairclough Wright, RNR) was heavily damaged by German aircraft off the Humber on 30 January 1942 and sank in tow.
The wreck lies in 13 meters of water in position 53º25'35"N, 00º58'17"E.


Commands listed for HMS Loch Alsh

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1Skr. Edward Charles King, RNR20 Nov 19399 May 1940
2T/Skr. William Fairclough Wright, RNR9 May 194030 Jan 1942

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