Allied Warships

HMS Lowther (FY 782)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 782 
Built byLivingstone & Cooper Ltd. (Hessle, UK) 
Laid down 
Launched13 Mar 1915 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
End service 

Completed in August 1915.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1940.
Displacement: 313 tons.

Returned to her owner in January 1946.
Renamed Wyre Law in 1948.
Wrecked at Broad Bay, Isle of Lewis on 23 October 1952.


Commands listed for HMS Lowther (FY 782)

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1T/Skr. Frederic Ernest Mewse, RNR20 May 194027 Jan 1941
2T/Lt. Walter Thomas Stanley Brookes, RNVR27 Jan 194116 Apr 1941
3Lt. Leslie Beara Miller, RN16 Apr 1941mid 1941

4Charles Arthur Evans, RNR16 Sep 194111 Apr 1942
5Skr. Thomas Brent Taylor, RNR11 Apr 194227 Jan 1945
6T/A/Ch.Skr. James William Brown, RNR27 Jan 1945mid 1945

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