Allied Warships

HMS Trouncer (D 85)

Escort Carrier of the Ameer class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort Carrier
PennantD 85 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down1 Feb 1943 
Launched16 Jun 1943 
Commissioned31 Jan 1944 
End service3 Mar 1946 

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Returned to the United States Navy on 3 March 1946.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 12 April 1946.
Sold into merchantile service as Greystoke Castle.
Renamed Gallic in 1954.
Renamed Berinnes in 1959.
Scrapped in Taiwan in November 1973.

Former nameUSS Perdido

Commands listed for HMS Trouncer (D 85)

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1A/Cdr. Richard Burnaby Cooper, RN12 Dec 194320 Mar 1944
2Cdr. Ben James Fisher, DSO, RN20 Mar 194412 Apr 1945
3A/Capt. Geoffrey Alexander Rotherham, DSO, OBE, RN12 Apr 1945Oct 1945 ?

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