Allied Warships

HMS Silicia

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched27 Nov 1912 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost8 May 1941 

Completed on 14 January 1913.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 250 tons.

HMT Silicia (T/A/Lt.Cdr. F.A. Matson, RNR) was mined and sunk off the Humber on 8 May 1941.


Commands listed for HMS Silicia

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1G Jack, RNR19 Jan 19416 Apr 1941
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frederick Arthur Matson, RNR6 Apr 19418 May 1941

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