Allied Warships

HMS Andradite (FY 559)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 559 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched1 Feb 1934 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 27 February 1934.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 313 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in January 1946.
Wrecked 5 nautical north-north-west of Castlebay, Barra Island on 7 March 1957.


Commands listed for HMS Andradite (FY 559)

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1A Cole, RNR1 Sep 1939Early 1940

2T/Skr. Ezra Heaton Brooks, RNR7 Apr 1940Early 1941

3Skr. Martin Freeman Kent McWilliam, RNR18 Apr 19414 Jun 1941
4T/Lt. Ewart Stanley Brookes, RNVR4 Jun 194115 Sep 1942
5T/Lt. Edward Charles Ealey, RNR15 Sep 1942Ca.Late 42
6T/Lt. Frederick John King, RNVRCa.Late 42

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