Allied Warships

HMS Libyan (FY 1800)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1800 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched18 Oct 1913 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Completed on 5 December 1913.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 202 tons.
Armament: 1 6pdr gun.

Became a fuel carrier in March 1944.
Scrapped at Hamburg, Germany on 14 April 1957.


Commands listed for HMS Libyan (FY 1800)

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1T/Skr. John Harries James, DSC, RNR16 Oct 19401 Jan 1941
2John Kennedy, RNVR1 Jan 194128 May 1941
3T/Lt. Sydney Charles Cravos, RNVR28 May 194122 Dec 1941
4T/S.Lt. Joseph William Sloan Allison, RNVR22 Dec 194126 Jan 1943
5T/Lt. Christopher Wingfield Ellerby, RNVR26 Jan 194318 Oct 1943
6T/Lt. John Hubert Hill, RNVR18 Oct 1943early 1944

7T/Skr. William Ross, RNR17 Mar 194423 Sep 1944
8A/Ch.Skr. Benjamin Duncan McPherson Barnet, RNR23 Sep 1944mid 1945

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