Allied Warships

HMS Phineas Beard

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched24 Nov 1917 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost8 Dec 1941 

Completed on 22 March 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 278 tons.

HMT Phineas Beard (Skr. William Wood McRuvie, RNR) was sunk by German aircraft off Lunan Bay on the east coast of Scotland on 8 December 1941.


Commands listed for HMS Phineas Beard

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1Axel Olesen, RNR29 Dec 1939

2Skr. William Wood McRuvie, RNR24 Apr 19408 Dec 1941 (+)

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