Allied Warships

HMS Sanson (FY 901)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 901 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched25 Jun 1907 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Completed on 7 August 1907.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 231 tons.

Became a fuel carrier in June 1944.

Scrapped in 1951.


Commands listed for HMS Sanson (FY 901)

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1P S Aynton, RNR2 Dec 193917 Jul 1940
2T/Skr. Harry Lee, RNR17 Jul 194011 Dec 1940
3T/Skr. Edward Syrett, RNR11 Dec 194018 May 1941
4T/Skr. Arthur Wood, RNR18 May 1941late 1943

5J M Gray, RNRFeb 1944Apr 1944
6T/Skr. John Arthur Spavan Plant, RNRApr 1944mid 1945

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