Allied Warships

HMS Maplin (F 107)

Ocean boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeOcean boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
PennantF 107 
Built byWorkman Clark & Co. Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Laid down 
Launched5 Apr 1932 
Commissioned24 Jan 1941 
End service1 Aug 1942 

Cargo (ref.) vessel Erin completed in May 1932.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in September 1940.
Displacement: 5739 GRT.
Dimensions: 131.5 x 16.7.
Armament: 2 6" guns (2x1), 2 2pdr AA guns (2x1)
Speed: 17 knots.

Fitted out as fighter catapul ship. Returned to her owner on 1 August 1942.


Commands listed for HMS Maplin (F 107)

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1A/Cdr. John Owens Davies, RNR18 Oct 19401 Aug 1942

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