Allied Warships

HMS Cavina

Ocean boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeOcean boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Built byA. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched20 Mar 1924 
Commissioned15 Oct 1940 
End serviceJul 1942 

Passenger/cargo (ref.) vessel completed in May 1924.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty on 6 August 1940.
Displacement: 6908 GRT.
Dimensions: 129.6 x 16.5.
Armament: 2 6" guns (2x1), 1 12pdr AA gun, 2 2pdr AA (2x1)
Speed: 14.5 knots.

Returned to her owner in July 1942. Then served with Ministry of War Transport until 1946.


Commands listed for HMS Cavina

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1Capt. Newell Herbert Gale, RD, RNR13 Aug 194025 Jan 1941
2Cdr. Charles Beresford Osborne, RD, RNR25 Jan 1941mid 1942

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