Allied Warships

HMS Orpheus (ii) (FY 1780)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1780 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched6 Jun 1905 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Completed in July 1905.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 228 tons.

Returned to her owner in January 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Orpheus (ii) (FY 1780)

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1Lt. Charles Laurence Carroll, RNR1 Jan 19414 Apr 1941
2T/Lt. Douglas Blair Orr, RNVR4 Apr 1941late 1941
3T/Lt. Leslie Hammond, RNRlate 194121 Sep 1942
4T/Lt. Francis Nixon, RNR21 Sep 194228 Aug 1943
5T/Lt. Wynford Davies, RNVR28 Aug 194331 May 1944
6T/Lt. Sydney Louis Duggan, RNR31 May 1944early 1945

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