Allied Warships

HMS Varanis (FY 1613)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1613 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched30 Nov 1909 
CommissionedJul 1940 
End service 
History

Completed in January 1910.
Taken over by the Admiralty in July 1940.
Displacement: 258 tons.

Became a balloon barrage vessel in October 1940.

 

Commands listed for HMS Varanis (FY 1613)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Skr. Donald Helenio Ward, RNR15 Aug 19408 Oct 1943
2T/Skr. James Bruce, RNR8 Oct 1943Mar 1944
3T/A/Ch.Skr. Donald Helenio Ward, RNRMar 1944early 1945

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