Allied Warships

HMS Lois (FY 781)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 781 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched30 Jan 1917 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
End service 

Completed on 25 May 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1940.
Displacement: 286 tons.

Returned to her owner in November 1945.
Wrecked near Grindavik, south-west Iceland on 5 January 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Lois (FY 781)

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1Charles Arthur Evans, RNR30 Jun 1940

2T/S.Lt. James Mitchell Renton, RNVR15 Apr 194130 May 1941
3Skr. Jeffery Sanders James, RNR30 May 194128 Feb 1942
4T/Lt. Hallam McDairmid, RNVR28 Feb 19427 Jul 1942
5T/Skr. George Dean Barker, RNR7 Jul 19429 May 1943
6T/Skr. William Henry McCormick, RNR9 May 194316 Dec 1943
7T/Skr. John Thomas Codd, RNR16 Dec 194326 Sep 1944
8J H Gibbs, RNR26 Sep 1944late 1944

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