Allied Warships

HMS General Birdwood (FY 724)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 724 
Built by 
Laid down 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Built in 1919.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 324 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Became a fuel carrier in 1944.


Commands listed for HMS General Birdwood (FY 724)

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1Skr. W J Taylor, RNR10 Oct 1939mid 1941

2Skr. William George Nicholas, RNR23 Sep 194128 Jan 1942
3T/Skr. James Inglis, RNR28 Jan 19422 Feb 1943
4T/Skr. Robert Charles Allen, DSC, RNR2 Feb 1943early 1944
5T/Skr. James Alexander Wilson, RNRearly 194426 Apr 1944
6T/Skr. Frederick Bernard Warman, RNR26 Apr 1944early 1945

7T/Lt. Robert Erskine, RNVR2 May 1945mid 1945

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