Allied Warships

HMS Tokyo II (FY 778)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 778 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched11 Jun 1906 
CommissionedJul 1940 
End service 

Completed in August 1906.
Taken over by the Admiralty in July 1940.
Displacement: 221 tons.
Armament: 1 6pdr gun.

Became a fuel carrier in March 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Tokyo II (FY 778)

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1Skr. Edward George Duncan Witts, RNR24 Jul 1940Sep 1940
2T/S.Lt. Rodney James Murray Eden, RNVRSep 1940late 1941
3Skr. William Francis Somers, RNRlate 194130 Nov 1942
4H D Enevoldsen, RNR30 Nov 1942early 1944

5T/Skr. William Henry Ansell, RNRAug 194420 Dec 1944
6T/Skr. Arnott Herbert Smith Besford, RNR20 Dec 194413 Sep 1945

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