Allied Warships

ASW Trawlers

Hill class

8 ships


The asw trawler HMS Butser of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeASW Trawler
Displacement750 BRT 
Length181 feet 
Complement40 men 
Armament1 12 pdr AA gun
3 20 mm AA (3x1) 
Max speed11 knots
EnginesReciprocating engines, 1 shaft 
Power970 IHP 
Notes on class 


All ships of the Hill class


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Birdlip (T 218) Lost on 14 Jun 1944
HMS Bredon (T 223) Lost on 8 Feb 1943
HMS Butser (T 219)
HMS Duncton (T 220)
HMS Dunkery (T 224)
HMS Inkpen (T 225)
HMS Portsdown (T 221)
HMS Yestor (T 222)


8 ASW Trawlers of the Hill class. 2 of them were lost.

See all ASW Trawler classes.


Hill class ships hit by U-boats (2)

14 Jun 1944HMS BirdlipSunkU-547
8 Feb 1943HMS BredonSunkU-521

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