Allied Warships

HMS Powis Castle (FY 874)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 874 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched26 Oct 1916 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
End service 

Completed in December 1916.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1940.
Displacement: 275 tons.

Became an Anti Submarine Warfare training vessel in 1943.


Commands listed for HMS Powis Castle (FY 874)

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1T/Skr. Donald Campbell, RNR26 May 1940mid 1941
2Skr. John MacDonald, RNRmid 194119 Jun 1942
3T/Skr. George Abram, RNR19 Jun 194225 Aug 1943
4Skr. John MacDonald, RNR25 Aug 194330 Oct 1943
5C H Grimmer, RNR30 Oct 194321 Dec 1943
6T/Lt. Stewart Norkett, RNVR21 Dec 194317 May 1944
7T/A/Ch.Skr. George William Sherwood, RNR17 May 19447 Jul 1945
8T/A/Ch.Skr. Alfred Frederick Meacock, RNR7 Jul 1945late 1945

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