Allied Warships

HMS Sea Mist (FY 1640)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1640 
Built by 
Laid down 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
End service 

Built in ????.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1940.
Displacement: 324 tons.

Returned to her owner on 10 December 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Sea Mist (FY 1640)

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1T/Skr. William Samuel Hawes, RNR22 May 194026 Aug 1940
2T/Skr. Harold Kerrison, RNR26 Aug 19403 Dec 1940
3T/Skr. John Richard Ball, RNR3 Dec 194016 Apr 1941
4W N Hall, RNR16 Apr 1941mid 1942
5T/Lt. George Clifford Gates, RNVRmid 1942Feb 1944
6T/Skr. Frederick David Sinclair, RNRFeb 1944mid 1945

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Notable events involving Sea Mist include:

5 Jun 1944
HMS Sea Mist was one of 50 ships leaving Grimsby (Lincolnshire) to tow barges from the south coast ports across the English Channel in preparation for D-Day. (1)


  1. Personal communication

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