Allied Warships

HMS Gunner (FY 568)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 568 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched5 Feb 1927 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End service 

Completed in April 1927.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 350 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Returned to her owner in February 1946.
Scrapped at Ghent, Belgium ca. mid-1954.


Commands listed for HMS Gunner (FY 568)

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1Skr. William Sutherland, RNR10 Sep 193923 Jan 1940
2Ch.Skr. Alexander Cowie, RNR23 Jan 194020 Feb 1941
3Skr. William Walter Cockrill, RNR20 Feb 1941Nov 1941
4T/Lt. Sigvard Haakon Olsen, RNRNov 19416 Jan 1942
5T/S.Lt. Frank Ridley, RNVR6 Jan 1942Feb 1942
6T/Lt. John Ewan Cameron, RNRFeb 194213 Mar 1944
7T/Lt. Eivind Jansen, RNR13 Mar 1944mid 1945

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