HMS Bradman

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Name: HMS Bradman (FY 189)
Namesake: Don Bradman
Owner: Royal Navy
Builder: Cochrane & Sons, Selby
Launched: 31 October 1936
Acquired: 26 August 1939
Commissioned: October 1939
Fate: Sunk, 25 April 1940
General characteristics

HMS Bradman (FY 189) was a 452-ton anti-submarine warfare trawler of the Royal Navy.[1] She was named in honour of the Australian cricketer Don Bradman. She was built by Cochrane & Sons, Selby and was launched on 31 October 1936. Requistioned by the Admiralty on 26 August 1939 and commissioned in October under the command of Lieutenant Arthur Blundell.


Bradman was sunk by German aircraft off Norway on 25 April 1940.


  1. ^ "HMS Bradman (FY 189)". Retrieved 24 August 2011.