Allied Warships

HMS Peter Carey (FY 537)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 537 
Built byGeorge Brown & Co. (Greenock, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched25 Jun 1919 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 10 October 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 280 tons.

Returned to her owner in September 1945.
Scrapped at Hemiksem, Belgium on 8 May 1959.


Commands listed for HMS Peter Carey (FY 537)

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1Skr. Graham Smith Burr, RNR20 Jan 19404 May 1940
2T/Skr. David Ramsay Liston, RNR4 May 19403 Jul 1940
3Skr. Ernest George Catchpole, RNR3 Jul 1940mid 1941
4T/Skr. George Henry Burrell, RNRmid 194118 Dec 1941
5T/Skr. Frederick William Boulton, RNR18 Dec 1941Jun 1942
6T/Skr. Joseph William Greene, RNRJun 194228 Feb 1943
7Skr. Charles Henry Cumming, RNR28 Feb 194313 May 1943
8E G Gibbs, RNR13 May 1943mid 1945

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