Allied Warships

Armed boarding vessels

All Armed boarding vessel classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).


Royal Navy

 no class name (13)1939 - 1940

Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Armed boarding vessels



Royal Navy30 May 1940HMS King Orry 
Royal Navy10 Jun 1940HMS Vandyk 


Royal Navy18 Apr 1941HMS Fiona 
Royal Navy29 Apr 1941HMS Chakla 
Royal Navy5 Dec 1941HMS Chakdina 
Royal Navy7 Dec 1941HMS Chantala 


Royal Navy18 Aug 1944HMS Fratton 

7 Armed boarding vessels lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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