Allied Warships

HMS De La Pole (FY 558)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 558 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched1 May 1919 
Commissioned 1941 
End service 

Completed on 9 October 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1941.
Displacement: 290 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in December 1945.
Scrapped at Milford Haven on 2 July 1957.


Commands listed for HMS De La Pole (FY 558)

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1Ernest Drinkall, RNR6 Sep 19408 Mar 1941
2T/Skr. Robert Cooper, RNR8 Mar 1941mid 1941

3T/Skr. George Noble, RNROct 194118 Dec 1941
4T/Skr. John Cookson Smith, RNR18 Dec 194126 Nov 1942
5Cyril Evans, RNR26 Nov 194215 Mar 1943
6T/Skr. Arthur Harold Button, RNR15 Mar 194312 Oct 1943
7T/Skr. John Arthur Oakes, RNR12 Oct 1943mid 1945

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