Allied Warships

HMS Garola (FY 865)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 865 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched5 Feb 1912 
CommissionedJun 1940 
End service 

Completed in April 1912.
Taken over by the Admiralty in June 1940.
Displacement: 249 tons.

Became a fuel carrier in January 1944.


Commands listed for HMS Garola (FY 865)

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1A Middlecoat, RNR29 Nov 193923 Jul 1940
2T/Skr. Jeremiah Bullamore, RNR23 Jul 1940Jan 1941
3T/Skr. Percival James May, RNRJan 1941mid/late43
4T/Skr. Stephen Summers, RNRmid/late43late 43

5T/Skr. John Lamplough Cowling, RNR29 Dec 194328 Jul 1944 (+)
6T/A/Skr.Lt. John Littleproud, DSC, RNR7 Aug 1944mid 1945

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