Allied Warships

HMS Northern Duke (4.11)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byDeschimag (Bremerhaven, Germany) 
Laid down 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 

Completed in November 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 1 September 1939.
Displacement: 655 tons.

Transferred to the United States Navy in February 1942.
Returned in October 1942.
Returned to her owner in January 1946.
Scrapped at Dunston in 1963.


Commands listed for HMS Northern Duke (4.11)

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1Lt. Robert Martin Pattinson, RNR5 Sep 19397 Feb 1940
2Lt. George Charles Wilson Meldrum, RD, RNR7 Feb 19401 Oct 1941
3T/Lt. George William Osborne Howe, RNR1 Oct 1941Feb 1942
4T/Lt. James Alfred Wright, RNRFeb 194212 Aug 1943
5T/Lt. Geoffrey Frank Bedford, RANVR12 Aug 194329 Oct 1943
6T/Lt. Richard Dirk van der Byl, SANF(V)29 Oct 194331 Jul 1944
7T/Lt. John Patrick Geaney, RANVR31 Jul 1944

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