Allied Warships

HMS Tilbury Ness

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched2 Nov 1917 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost1 Nov 1940 

Completed on 1 Macrh 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 279 tons.

HMT Tilbury Ness (T/Skr. William Samuel Hawes, RNR) was sunk by German aircraft in the Thames estuary on 1 November 1940.


Commands listed for HMS Tilbury Ness

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1T/Skr. John Vernon Earl, RNR8 Mar 194031 Aug 1940
2T/Skr. William Samuel Hawes, RNR31 Aug 19401 Nov 1940

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