Allied Warships

HMS Equerry (FY 668)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 668 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched11 May 1929 
CommissionedAug 1939 
End service 

Completed on 8 June 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 369 tons.

Returned to her owner in April 1945.
Scrapped at Gateshead on 8 September 1957.


Commands listed for HMS Equerry (FY 668)

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1Skr. Andrew Stephen Buchan, RNR9 Oct 193919 Apr 1940
2T/Skr. William Reginald Watson, RNR19 Apr 194014 Nov 1940
3T/Skr. Robert May Buchan, RNR14 Nov 194026 Feb 1941
4T/Lt. Hugh Clarke Hutchinson, RNVR26 Feb 194122 Aug 1942
5C P Hudson, RNR22 Aug 1942mid 1945

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Notable events involving Equerry include:

30 Oct 1941
HMS P 35 (Lt. S.L.C. Maydon, RN) departed Dundee for Scapa Flow. She was escorted by HMS Equerry (T/Lt. H.C. Hutchinson, RNVR). (1)


  1. ADM 199/400

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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