Allied Warships

HMS Saon (FY 159)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 159 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched11 May 1933 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 

Completed in July 1933.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 386 tons.

Sold in 1945.
Scrapped at Geteshead in September 1957.


Commands listed for HMS Saon (FY 159)

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1Lt.Cdr. (retired) Arthur Geoffrey Gascoyne Webb, RN24 Sep 19399 Feb 1940

2A/Skr.Lt. Richard Bland, RD, RNR29 Nov 19408 Sep 1941
3Ch.Skr. George Wilfred Holliday, RD, RNR8 Sep 1941Apr 1943
4Skr. John Birnie Henderson, RNRApr 194324 Sep 1943
5T/Lt. John Charles Payne, RNVR24 Sep 1943early 1945
6T/Lt. William Sidney Bates, RNVRearly 1945

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