Allied Warships

HMS Cedar (T 01)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 01 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched6 Sep 1933 
Commissioned7 Dec 1937 
End service 

Completed on 12 October 1933.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1935.
Displacement: 649 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Sold in July 1946.
Renamed Red Gauntlet in 1947.
Wrecked off Spitzbergen on 10 August 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Cedar (T 01)

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1Lt. (retired) Aubrey Bethell, RN16 Jul 193918 May 1940
2T/Lt. John Aikman, RNVR4 Jan 19406 May 1940
3Skr. William James Scott, RNR18 May 1940Aug 1940
4S.Lt. Joseph Peter Stanhope Cundell, RNAug 1940late 1941
5B Godfrey, RNRlate 1941mid 1944
6T/Skr. Joseph Padley, RNRmid 1944early 1946

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