Allied Warships

HMS William Cale (FY 535)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 535 
Built byBow McLachlan & Co. (Paisley, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched19 Sep 1917 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 4 October 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 276 tons.

Returned to her owner in July 1945.


Commands listed for HMS William Cale (FY 535)

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1T/Skr. Charles Edwin Gornall, RNR27 Feb 194012 Jan 1943
2T/Lt. Frederick Gurney Harris, RNVR12 Jan 19431 May 1943
3T/Lt. Lewis Edward Leeds Sills, RNVRmid 194330 May 1943
4T/Lt. Leonard Wilkinson, RNVR30 May 1943mid 1945

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