Allied Warships

HMS Skudd 6 (FY 180)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 180 
Built byKaldnes Mekaniske Værksted (Tønsberg, Norway) 
Laid down 
Launched10 Sep 1930 
CommissionedJul 1940 
End service 

Completed on 25 September 1930.
Norwegian whaler of Hvalfangerselskap Skytteren A/S (Yngvar Hvistendahl) Tønsberg, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 323 tons.

Renamed HMS Sleet on 3 April 1944.
Returned to owner in November 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Skudd 6 (FY 180)

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1T/Skr. Francis Wilson, RNR11 Aug 194010 Oct 1940
2J R Jensen, RNVR10 Oct 1940mid 1941
3T/Lt. William Jackson Wolfe, RNVRmid 194112 Mar 1942
4D J Stringer, RNVR12 Mar 19428 Dec 1942
5J A Erikson, RNR8 Dec 1942Oct 1943
6T/Lt. Herve de Schietere de Lophem, RNROct 1943Nov 1943
7T/Lt. George Henry Hatton Matthews, RNVRNov 1943mid 1944
8K Kelly, RNVRmid 1944mid 1945

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