Allied Warships

HMS Milford King (FY 1573)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1573 
Built byC. Rennoldson & Co. (South Shields, UK) 
Laid down 
Launched1 Oct 1917 
CommissionedApr 1940 
End service 

Built in 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in April 1940.
Displacement: 275 tons.

Became a fuel carrier in March 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Milford King (FY 1573)

Please note that we're still working on this section
and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.

1T/Skr. John Littleproud, RNR16 Apr 1940Sep 1940
2T/Lt. Cyril Banford Sharp, RNVRSep 19401 Jul 1941
3Lt.Cdr. Alwyn William Reginald Adams, RN1 Jul 194120 Jan 1942
4T/Lt. John Cambridge Clarke, RNVR20 Jan 19421 Mar 1942
5T/S.Lt. Victor Alfred Douglas Kent, RNVR1 Mar 194210 Jun 1943
6T/Lt. Benjamin Durrant-Robinson, DSC, RNVR10 Jun 194313 Sep 1943
7T/Lt. James Bertram McGowen, RNVR13 Sep 1943late 1943

8T/Skr. Gilbert Parkinson, RNR8 Feb 19442 Feb 1945
9J W Green, RNR2 Feb 1945mid 1945

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Return to the Allied Warships section