Allied Warships

HMS Sarpedon (4.05)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched18 Apr 1916 
CommissionedJan 1941 
End service 

Completed on 22 November 1916.
Taken over by the Admiralty in January 1942.
Displacement: 344 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in July 1945.
Scrapped at Thornaby on 6 October 1952.


Commands listed for HMS Sarpedon (4.05)

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1George Henry Davies, RNR8 Jun 194013 Nov 1940
2T/Skr. John Samuel Walker, RNR13 Nov 194027 Mar 1941
3T/Skr. Victor Frederick Holness, DSC, RNR27 Mar 19417 May 1941
4Lt.Cdr. (retired) Donald Allan Gyles, DSC, RN7 May 19418 Sep 1941
5T/Lt. Robert Anthony Newbery, RNVR8 Sep 1941early 1942
6T/Lt. James Mitchell Renton, RNVRearly 194215 Sep 1942
7T/Lt. Idwal Cenric Hughes, RNR15 Sep 194225 Jan 1943
8T/Lt. Richard Addison Ruddock, RNVR25 Jan 1943early 1945

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