Allied Warships

HMS Retako (FY 838)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 838 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched6 Jun 1914 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Completed on 23 July 1914.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 245 tons.

Returned to her owner in February 1945.
Scrapped at Ghent, Belgium on 8 March 1962.


Commands listed for HMS Retako (FY 838)

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1George Noble, RNR27 Nov 193930 May 1940
2Skr. Peter Welsh, RNR30 May 194018 May 1942
3T/Lt. William Edward Peters, RNR18 May 194220 Jun 1942
4T/Lt. Robert Michael Scott, RNR20 Jun 1942mid 1943

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