Allied Warships

HMS Negro (FY 717)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 717 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched11 Jan 1932 
Commissioned 1939 
End service 
History

Completed on 3 February 1932.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September or October 1939.
Displacement: 402 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in February 1945.
Renamed Lord Portal in 1946.
Renamed Vian in 1948.
Scrapped at Ghent, Belgium on 28 November 1957.

 

Commands listed for HMS Negro (FY 717)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Skr. Harold Maunder, RNR14 Jan 1940mid 1941

2T/S.Lt. Kenneth Edwin Richards, RNVR29 Dec 1941early 1945

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