HMS Marguerite

Weather Observer

HMS Marguerite

Built by Hall, Russell & Co, Aberdeen

Launched 8 July 1940

HMS Marguerite
© Jonathan Wickett

Converted to Weather observer at H.M. Dockyard Sheerness and renamed on 31 July 1947 by the Secretary of State for Air in Shadwell Docks, London

She sailed on 1st Aug 1947 to take up position on station commanded by Capt N.F. Israel D.S.C

Weather Observer

Weather Observer
© James Pottinger
Weather Observer
© James Pottinger
Weather Observer

Observer in Dry Dock

© Jenifer Cousins
Weather Observer

Weather Observer being relieved by Weather Reporter in 1959

© Alan McGowan
Weather Observer
© Neil Keene
Weather Observer
© Brian Hodgson
Weather Observer

Observer in Greenock 1953

© Alan Douglas

Observer transferring crew to Explorer in 1955, Station India

© Alan Douglas

Observer was scrapped at Ghent on 8th Sep1961