Allied Warships

HMS Rinovia

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched27 Aug 1931 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost2 Nov 1940 

Completed on 6 October 1931.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 429 tons.

HMT Rinovia (T/Lt. William Postlethwaite, RNR) was mined and sunk off Falmouth on 2 November 1940.


Commands listed for HMS Rinovia

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1Skr.Lt. (retired) Thomas Fraser, RD, RNR8 Oct 19394 Aug 1940
2T/Skr. Alexander Watson, RNR4 Aug 194014 Oct 1940
3T/Lt. William Postlethwaite, RNR14 Oct 19402 Nov 1940

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