Allied Warships

HMS Maple (T 38)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 38 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched9 Jul 1929 
CommissionedFeb 1939 
End service 

Completed on 14 August 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1939.
Displacement: 357 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

Sold in 1946.
Renamed Sumatra in 1946.
Scrapped at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands in June 1956.


Commands listed for HMS Maple (T 38)

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1J T Watson, RNR18 Sep 193910 Sep 1940
2Skr. William George Nicholas, RNR10 Sep 1940Sep 1941
3T/Skr. John Jeffrey Tomlinson, RNRSep 1941Oct 1941
4T/Lt. Cyril Banford Sharp, RNVROct 1941Mar 1942
5T/Lt. Alexander Phillips Martin, RNVRMar 19423 Jun 1942
6T/Lt. Cyril Henry Lovell Clarke, RNR3 Jun 1942Jul 1944
7T/Lt. Jack Preston Alton, RNVRJul 19448 Jan 1945
8T/Lt. Ralph Stevenson Grieve, RNVR8 Jan 1945late 1945

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