Allied Warships

HMS Pyrope

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched7 Apr 1932 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost12 Aug 1940 

Completed on 19 May 1932.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 295 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

HMT Pyrope (T/Skr. Arthur James Folkard, RNR) is lost on 12 August 1940 in the Thames estuary due to German air attack.


Commands listed for HMS Pyrope

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1Ch.Skr. Edward Charles Rowe, RD, RNR18 Oct 193922 Feb 1940
2A J Folkard, RNR22 Feb 194012 Aug 1940

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