Allied Warships

HMS Magnolia (T 31)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 31 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched15 Mar 1930 
Commissioned15 Jun 1939 
End service 

Completed in April 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1935.
Displacement: 367 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

Sold in January 1948.
Renamed Oranjezicht in 1948.
Scrapped at Capetown, South-Africa on 16 August 1965.


Commands listed for HMS Magnolia (T 31)

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1Lt.Cdr. (retired) William Henry Harris, RN14 Jul 19397 Dec 1939
2Lt. (retired) William Marks, RN7 Dec 193911 Mar 1940
3Lt. William Henry Calveley, RN11 Mar 194018 Dec 1940
4T/Lt. John Farbridge Foggitt, RNVR18 Dec 19402 Nov 1941
5T/Lt. J Barron, RNVR2 Nov 19418 Nov 1941
6T/Lt. Thomas Arnold Steele Drake, RNVR8 Nov 194114 Mar 1942
7Lt. Francis Reginald Bruce Moss, RANVR14 Mar 194222 Jun 1942
8T/Lt. John Stanley Dawe, RNVR22 Jun 19427 Sep 1942
9T/Lt. Stanley Reginald Brown, RNVR7 Sep 1942Nov 1944
10T/Lt. Ronald Adamson, RNVRNov 19442 Jun 1945
11T/Lt Herbert Assheton Craven-Smith-Milnes, RANVR2 Jun 1945late 1945

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