Allied Warships

HMS Star of Orkney (FY 683)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 683 
Built byHall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched5 Aug 1936 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 273 tons.

Returned to her owner in September 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Star of Orkney (FY 683)

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1W J Foale, RNR25 Oct 193915 Feb 1940
2J Flint, RNR15 Feb 194028 May 1941
3T/Skr. D Casey, RNR28 May 19417 Aug 1941
4Skr. John Davidson Hastie, DSC, RNR7 Aug 1941Apr 1942
5G Geddes, RNRApr 1942late 1945

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