Ocean boarding vessel
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Ocean boarding vessel|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||A. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Launched||20 Mar 1924|
|Commissioned||15 Oct 1940|
|End service||Jul 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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|1||Capt. Newell Herbert Gale, RD, RNR||13 Aug 1940||25 Jan 1941|
|2||Cdr. Charles Beresford Osborne, RD, RNR||25 Jan 1941||mid 1942|
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