Allied Warships

HMS Yashima (FY 1894)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1894 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched3 Oct 1929 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed in October 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 303 tons.

Returned to her owner (Neale & West, Cardiff) in April 1946.
Scrapped at Newport in 1956.


Commands listed for HMS Yashima (FY 1894)

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1T/Skr. Francis Wilson, RNR17 Oct 194030 May 1941
2Ch.Skr. Albert Winterburn Bowles, RNR30 May 194125 Jun 1942
3Skr. Charles Ernest Bell, RNR25 Jun 194223 Nov 1943
4T/Skr. Sidney Johnson, RNR23 Nov 19439 Mar 1944
5A F F Kennison, RNR9 Mar 1944mid 1945

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