Allied Warships

HMS Swansea Castle (FY 1817)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1817 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched 1912 
CommissionedJul 1940 
End service 

Completed in June 1912.
Taken over by the Admiralty in July 1940.
Displacement: 256 tons.

Returned to her owner in February 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Swansea Castle (FY 1817)

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1T/Skr. John Brash, RNR11 Dec 194017 Mar 1941
2T/Lt. William David Baddeley, RNVR17 Mar 194111 May 1942
3T/Lt. Rodney James Murray Eden, RNVR11 May 194211 Aug 1942
4T/Lt. William Shakespeare, RNVR11 Aug 19421 Oct 1942
5T/Lt. Rodney James Murray Eden, RNVR1 Oct 194212 Feb 1943
6T/Lt. John Llewellyn Davies, RNVR12 Feb 1943mid 1945

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