Allied Warships

HMS Scarron (FY 1913)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1913 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched19 Jul 1913 
Commissioned 1941 
End service 
History

Completed on 7 October 1913.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1941.
Displacement: 296 tons.
Armament: 2 MG AA.

Returned to her owner in December 1945.
Scrapped at Llanelli, England, UK on 7 July 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Scarron (FY 1913)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Skr. Albert Victor Meech, RNR9 Oct 1940early 1941

2T/Lt. Robert Andrew Anthony Robertson, RNVR2 Apr 194129 May 1942
3T/S.Lt. Leonard Charles Chapman, RNVR29 May 1942mid/late43

4T/Lt. Charles Herbert Drew, RNVR13 Dec 194312 Apr 1945
5T/S.Lt. Mervyn Cyril Royston, RNVR12 Apr 1945mid 1945

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Notable events involving Scarron include:


21 Jan 1942
HMS Tuna (Lt. M.B. St. John, RN) ended her 12th war patrol at Falmouth. Tuna was escorted in by HMS Scarron (T/Lt. R.A.A. Robertson, RNVR).

Tuna departed Falmouth for Holy Loch later that same day. She made the passage together with the Free French submarine FFS Rubis. They were escorted by HMS White Bear (Cdr.(Retd.) C.C. Flemming, RN). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 199/1844

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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