Allied Warships

HMS War Duke (FY 582)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 582 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched11 Jan 1917 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Completed on 21 April 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 246 tons.

Became an auxiliary patrol trawler in 1944.

Scrapped at Gateshead on 26 April 1963.


Commands listed for HMS War Duke (FY 582)

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1T/Lt. Harvey John James Fletcher, RNVR10 Jan 19421 Mar 1944
2T/A/S.Lt. Donald Swann Purdy, RNVR1 Mar 194428 Feb 1945
3T/Skr. Arthur Beaumont, RNR28 Feb 194510 Apr 1945
4T/Skr. Arthur Addison Fletcher, RNR10 Apr 1945mid 1945

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