Allied Warships

HMS Loch Eribol (FY 704)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 704 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched23 Jul 1929 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost12 Oct 1945 

Completed on 22 August 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 359 tons.
Armament: 3 MG AA (3x1).

Lost due to a collision off Start Point, Orkney Isands on 12 October 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Loch Eribol (FY 704)

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1Skr. William Sutherland, RNR1 Sep 193915 Jan 1941
2Lt.Cdr. (retired) Mortimer Henry Marion Durand, RN15 Jan 194124 Feb 1941
3Lt.Cdr. Charles Harington Pollock, RN24 Feb 1941mid 1941
4T/Lt. Richard de Vaux Hoghton, RNVRmid 1941early 1942

5T/Lt. Morris William Bailey, RNVR15 Aug 194225 Sep 1942
6T/Lt. Richard de Vaux Hoghton, RNVR25 Sep 1942Sep 1944
7T/S.Lt. Leonard Francis Watts, RNVRSep 194412 Oct 1945

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