Allied Warships

HMS William Bell (FY 1727)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1727 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned 1941 
End service 
History

Completed in 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1941.
Displacement: 290 tons.
Armament: 1 6pdr gun.

Returned to her owner in February 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS William Bell (FY 1727)

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CommanderFromTo
1Sidney Samuel Bell, RNVR10 Sep 194010 Mar 1941
2T/Skr. Sidney Swinborne, RNR10 Mar 19415 Apr 1941
3Skr. Henry Rich, RNR5 Apr 1941mid 1941

4T/Skr. Alfred Frederick Meacock, RNR24 Sep 194126 Dec 1941
5T/Skr. Alfred Frederick Meacock, RNR24 Sep 194126 Dec 1941
6T/Skr. Alfred William Powell Burgess, RNR26 Dec 1941mid/late42
7T/Skr. George William Williams, RNRmid/late4224 Dec 1942
8J G Smith, RNR24 Dec 194219 Apr 1945
9T/A/Ch.Skr. Ralph Ladds, RNR19 Apr 1945mid 1945

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