Allied Warships

HMS Simpson (FY 545)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 545 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched2 Sep 1916 
CommissionedMay 1942 
End service 

Completed on 21 February 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in May 1942.
Displacement: 261 tons.
Armament: 1 6pdr gun.

Returned to her owner in November 1945.
Scrapped at Gateshead on 25 April 1956.


Commands listed for HMS Simpson (FY 545)

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1G A Good, RNR12 Jun 1940Feb 1941
2T/Skr. Leonard George Dowding, RNRFeb 194118 Jun 1942
3T/Skr. Harold Claxton, RNR18 Jun 1942mid 1945

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