Allied Warships

HMS Thomas Bartlett (FY 553)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 553 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched29 May 1918 
CommissionedMay 1940 
Lost28 May 1940 

Completed on 8 August 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in May 1940.
Displacement: 290 tons.

HMT Thomas Bartlett (T/Skipper John Jeffrey Tomlinson, RNR) was mined and sunk of Calais, France on 28 May 1940. 8 died in the sinking though the commanding officer survived.


Commands listed for HMS Thomas Bartlett (FY 553)

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1T/Skr. John Jeffrey Tomlinson, RNR15 Apr 194028 May 1940

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