Allied Warships

HMS Tartarin (FY 1799)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1799 
Built byScheepswerf en Machinefabriek P. Smit (Rotterdam, Holland) 
Laid down 
Launched 1931 
CommissionedJun 1942 
End service 

Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1942.
Displacement: 288 tons.

Returned to her owner in October 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Tartarin (FY 1799)

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1Lt.Cdr. Robert William Wainwright, RN9 Dec 19411 Feb 1942
2T/Lt. Joseph Sutherland Watt, RNR1 Feb 19424 May 1942
3T/Lt. Clifford Samuel Southcombe, RNR4 May 194221 Dec 1943
4T/Lt. Frederick John Jones, RNVR21 Dec 194310 May 1945
5T/Lt. John Leslie Wilson Matthews, RNVR10 May 1945late 1945

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