Allied Warships

HMS Milford King (FY 1573)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1573 
Built byC. Rennoldson & Co. (South Shields, UK) 
Laid down 
Launched1 Oct 1917 
CommissionedApr 1940 
End service 

Built in 1917.
Taken over by the Admiralty in April 1940.
Displacement: 275 tons.

Became a fuel carrier in March 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Milford King (FY 1573)

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1T/Skr. John Littleproud, RNR16 Apr 1940Sep 1940
2T/Lt. Cyril Banford Sharp, RNVRSep 19401 Jul 1941
3Lt.Cdr. Alwyn William Reginald Adams, RN1 Jul 194120 Jan 1942
4T/Lt. John Cambridge Clarke, RNVR20 Jan 19421 Mar 1942
5T/S.Lt. Victor Alfred Douglas Kent, RNVR1 Mar 194210 Jun 1943
6T/Lt. Benjamin Durrant-Robinson, DSC, RNVR10 Jun 194313 Sep 1943
7T/Lt. James Bertram McGowen, RNVR13 Sep 1943late 1943

8T/Skr. Gilbert Parkinson, RNR8 Feb 19442 Feb 1945
9J W Green, RNR2 Feb 1945mid 1945

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