Allied Warships

HMS Olympia (FY 1586)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1586 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched22 May 1917 
CommissionedDec 1939 
End service 

Completed on 26 July 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in December 1939.
Displacement: 261 tons.

Returned to her owner in October 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Olympia (FY 1586)

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1Harry Cecil Hall, RNR12 Dec 193920 Jul 1940
2Skr. John William Nicholson, RNR20 Jul 194017 Nov 1940
3Skr. Alexander Cowie, RNR17 Nov 194011 Feb 1941
4T/Lt. William Johanson, RNR11 Feb 194131 Mar 1941
5T/Lt. George Smale, RNVR31 Mar 194120 Dec 1943
6A C Laird, RNVR20 Dec 1943mid 1945

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