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23rd A/S TRAWLER
GROUP

 

H.M.T. Indian Star

H.M.T. Indian Star in wartime trim

Part of the 23rd A/S trawler group. Mentioned in the Admiralty report dated 19 April 1940.

Reg.
Number

Built &
Registered

Builders

Gross
Tons

Nett
Tons

Length
(feet)

Breadth
(feet)

Depth
(feet)

Official
Number

Call
sign

GY324

August
1936

Smiths Dock,
M'brough

463

169

164

27.1

14.3

164414

GYZS

Brief History:

Built for Gresham Trawlers, Grimsby

Sold to Lincs. Fishing Company, March 1938

Hired by the Admiralty in October 1939 as an (A/S) anti-submarine trawler

Sold to Shire Trawlers, Grimsby, April 1940

Bought by Northern Trawlers, April 1950

Renamed Northern Rover, November 1951

Scrapped March 1957

Naval Officers and respective appointment dates to the Indian Star as at March 1940:

Skipper R.N.R.

E.G. Littler

6 Dec. 1939


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