Allied Warships

HMS St. Clair (FY 1876)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1876 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched23 Nov 1903 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 
History

Completed on 1 January 1904.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 255 tons.

Renamed Sunspot on 15 September 1940.
Sold in May 1947.
Wrecked off Swona, Pentland Firth on 23 August 1949.

 

Commands listed for HMS St. Clair (FY 1876)

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CommanderFromTo
1Skr. Alexander Flell Herd, RNR14 Sep 194015 Dec 1940
2J F Gamble, RNR15 Dec 194027 Jan 1941
3T/Lt. Frederick Cecil Mascall, RNVR27 Jan 194131 Jul 1941
4T/Skr. Joseph Edward Bywater, RNR31 Jul 1941early 1942

5T/Skr. Alfred William Powell Burgess, RNR17 Sep 194214 Nov 1942
6T/Skr. James Wiseman, RNR14 Nov 19421 Sep 1943
7T/Skr. George Sidney Kerry, RNR1 Sep 1943early 1944

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