Allied Warships

HMS Globe II

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byAkers mekaniske Værksted (Oslo, Norway) 
Laid down 
Launched 1925 
End service 

Norwegian whaler of Hvalfangerselskapet Globus A/S, Larvik, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in April 1941.
Displacement: 206 tons.

Renamed HMS Flash in June 1942.
Returned to owner in December 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Globe II

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1T/Lt. Robert Haxton Grant, RANVR25 Apr 194219 Jan 1943
2T/Lt. James Slater Mackay, RNVR19 Jan 194320 May 1943
3T/Lt. Robert Haxton Grant, RANVR20 May 194324 Apr 1944
4Lt. Aubrey Derek Winslow, TRNVR24 Apr 194423 Mar 1945
5T/Lt. Cecil Barton Geofroy, TRNVR23 Mar 1945Jul 1945
6T/Lt.Cdr. George Black, TRNVRJul 1945mid/late45

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