Allied Warships

HMS Unitia (FY 1852)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1852 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched19 Jul 1913 
CommissionedMay 1941 
End service 

Completed on 17 September 1913.
Taken over by the Admiralty in May 1941.
Displacement: 296 tons.

Renamed Portia in 1940/1941.
Returned to her owner in January 1946 and rev erted to her original name.
Scrapped in Belgium in 1954.


Commands listed for HMS Unitia (FY 1852)

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1J Pidgen, RNR29 May 194030 Aug 1940
2Jasper Alfred Stanberry Pidgen, RNR30 Aug 19401 Jul 1941
3T/Lt. Kennedy William Harrison, RNVR1 Jul 1941late 1941
4T/S.Lt. Arthur John Carr, RNVRlate 19416 Aug 1942
5T/S.Lt. Gordon Hardy, RNVR6 Aug 194227 Nov 1942
6T/Lt. Eric Higson Greenwood, RNVR27 Nov 1942mid 1945

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