Allied Warships

HMS William Stephen (FY 806)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 806 
Built byJohn Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched19 Sep 1917 
CommissionedJul 1940 
Lost25 Oct 1943 

Completed on 2 November 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in July 1940.
Displacement: 235 tons.

HMT William Stephen (T/Skr. Samuel Salenius, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by German motor torpedo boats off Cromer on 25 October 1943.


Commands listed for HMS William Stephen (FY 806)

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1I H Clark, RNR13 Aug 1940mid 1942
2T/Skr. Ralph Merton Harding, RNRmid 194212 Oct 1942
3T/Skr. Frederick Bernard Warman, RNR12 Oct 1942mid 1943
4T/Skr. John Frederick Peek, RNRmid 194318 Aug 1943
5T/Skr. Samuel Salenius, RNR18 Aug 194325 Oct 1943 (+)

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