Allied Warships

HMS Michael Griffiths (FY 567)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 567 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched5 Sep 1918 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 5 April 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 282 tons.

Became a boom defence vessel in January 1944.
Wrecked 7 nautical miles south of Barra Head on 31 January 1953.


Commands listed for HMS Michael Griffiths (FY 567)

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1Ch.Skr. Alfred Daniel Ellis, RD, RNR30 Aug 1939late 1939

2T/Skr. George Edward Yates, RNR18 Apr 19409 Oct 1940
3Skr. Frank Pitts, RNR9 Oct 194018 Dec 1940
4T/S.Lt. Erling Ohre, RNR18 Dec 19408 Nov 1943
5T/Wt.Mech. J Sables, RN8 Nov 194314 Jan 1944
6T/Bm.Skr. Herbert Spencer, RNR14 Jan 1944mid 1945

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