Allied Warships

HMS Tranquil (FY 920)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 920 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched18 Jul 1912 
Commissioned 1940 
Lost16 Jun 1942 
Loss position51° 13'N, 1° 28'E

Completed in October 1912.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 28 April 1940.
Displacement: 294 tons.

On 16 June 1942 HMS Tranquil (T/Lt. William Postlethwaite, RNR) was sunk in a colission with the British merchant Deal (829 GRT, built 1928) off the Downs in position 51°13.08'N/01°27.51'E.


Commands listed for HMS Tranquil (FY 920)

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1T/Skr. John Enevoldsen, RNR20 Jun 194023 Jan 1941
2Ch.Skr. James Bond, RD, RNR23 Jan 194112 Jun 1941
3T/Lt. William Postlethwaite, RNR12 Jun 194116 Jun 1942 (+)

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