Allied Warships

HMS Caswell (FY 500)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 500 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched27 Nov 1916 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
End service 

Completed in January 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1940.
Displacement: 276 tons.

Returned to her owner in July 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Caswell (FY 500)

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1T/Skr. Archibald Butler, RNR8 Jul 19401 Sep 1940
2T/Skr. John James Rice, RNR1 Sep 1940Jan 1941
3T/Skr. John William Amos Johnson, RNRJan 19414 Nov 1942
4Skr. John Twaddle Ornsby, RNR4 Nov 19422 Sep 1944
5T/Skr. William Ritchie Hastie Stewart, RNR2 Sep 194425 May 1945
6Skr. Francis Watt Wiseman, RNR25 May 1945Sep 1945
7T/A/Ch.Skr. William Ritchie Hastie Stewart, RNRSep 1945late 1945

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