Allied Warships

HMS Blighty (FY 505)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 505 
Built byGoole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co. Ltd. (Goole, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Commissioned 1940 
End service 

Completed in November 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1940.
Displacement: 325 tons.

Transferred to the Polish Navy on 25 May 1944.

Career notesTransferred to the Polish Navy on 25 May 1944.

Commands listed for HMS Blighty (FY 505)

Please note that we're still working on this section
and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.

1Skr. Percy Robert Smith Besford, RNR10 Jul 194016 Oct 1940
2T/Lt. Harold Shaw, RNVR16 Oct 194014 Feb 1941
3A/Skr.Lt. Arthur Abel Leggett, RNR14 Feb 194126 Nov 1941
4T/S.Lt. Peter Eric Lee, RNVR26 Nov 1941late 1943
5T/Lt. Norman Thomas Paine, RNVRlate 1943early 1944

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Return to the Allied Warships section