Allied Warships

HMS Larch (T 96)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 96 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched10 Dec 1927 
Commissioned19 Jun 1939 
End service 

Completed on 12 January 1928.
Taken over by the Admiralty in March 1939.
Displacement: 359 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Sold in 1946.
Renamed Westhill in 1946.
Scrapped at Sunderland on 10 October 1952.


Commands listed for HMS Larch (T 96)

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1Skr. James Thomson White, RNR1 Sep 19391 Aug 1940
2T/Skr. Arthur Herbert Vincent Winfield, RNR1 Aug 194017 Feb 1942
3Skr. John Loader Borrett, RNR17 Feb 1942May 1943
4T/Skr. John George Mackay, RNRMay 194325 Feb 1944
5T/Skr. Percy Edward Robinson, RNR25 Feb 1944late 1945

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