Allied Warships

HMS Roche Velen (FY 1718)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1718 
Built byHawthorns & Co., Ltd. (Leith, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched 1918 
CommissionedNov 1940 
End service 

Completed in April 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1940.
Displacement: 208 tons.

Became an Auxiliary Patrol trawler in March 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Roche Velen (FY 1718)

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1T/Skr. George Herbert Treece Birch, DSC, RNR8 Nov 194014 Feb 1941
2Skr. Jack Ball, RNR14 Feb 194128 Sep 1941
3T/Skr. Austin Percy Raven, RNR28 Sep 19419 Oct 1941
4W J Foale, RNR9 Oct 1941late 1945

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