Timeline of the Weather Ships


Year HMS Marguerite

Weather Observer

HMS Snowflake

Weather Watcher

HMS Thyme

Weather Explorer

HMS Genista

Weather Recorder

HMS Rushen Castle

Weather Surveyor

HMS Oakham Castle

Weather Reporter

HMS Amberley Castle

Weather Adviser

Admiral Fitzroy

HMS Pevensey Castle

Weather Monitor

Admiral Beaufort

Starella Cumulus
1940 LAUNCHED AS HMS MARGUERITE                  
1941   LAUNCHED AS HMS SNOWFLAKE LAUNCHED AS HMS THYME LAUNCHED AS HMS GENISTA            
1942                    
1943         LAUNCHED AS HMS RUSHEN CASTLE   LAUNCHED AS HMS AMBERLEY CASTLE      
1944           LAUNCHED AS HMS OAKHAM CASTLE   LAUNCHED AS HMS PEVENSEY CASTLE    
1945                    
1946     CONVERTED TO WEATHER REPORTER              
1947 CONVERTED TO WEATHER OBSERVER CONVERTED TO WEATHER WATCHER RENAMED WEATHER EXPLORER CONVERTED TO WEATHER RECORDER            
1948                    
1949                    
1950                    
1951                    
1952                    
1953                    
1954                    
1955                    
1956                    
1957                    
1958     CONVERTED TO MV EPOS     CONVERTED TO WEATHER REPORTER        
1959                    
1960             CONVERTED TO WEATHER ADVISER      
1961 SCRAPPED     SCRAPPED CONVERTED TO WEATHER SURVEYOR     CONVERTED TO WEATHER MONITOR    
1962   SCRAPPED SCRAPPED              
1963                    
1964                    
1965                 LAUNCHED AS GENEPESCA IX  
1966                    
1967                    
1968                    
1969                 RENAMED SAN SIMONE SECONDO  
1970                    
1971                    
1972                    
1973                    
1974                   LAUNCHED
1975                    
1976                    
1977         USED AS A SALVAGE SHIP SCRAPPED CONVERTED TO ADMIRAL FITZROY CONVERTED TO ADMIRAL BEAUFORT RENAMED SUBSEA 2  
1978                    
1979                 RENAMED STARELLA  
1980                 CONVERTED TO A WEATHER SHIP  
1981                    
1982             SCRAPPED SCRAPPED    
1983         SCRAPPED          
1984                    
1985                   AS BRITISH WEATHER SHIP
1986                    
1987                    
1988                    
1989                 SCRAPPED  
1990                    
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1997                   CONVERTED TO YACHT SALEM
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