Allied Warships

Minesweepers

A class

4 ships


The minesweeper HNMS B of the Royal Dutch Navy. She was lost on 2 Mar 1942.

Technical information

TypeMinesweeper
Displacement179 BRT 
Length42,8 m 
Complement38 men 
Armament2 .3" MG AA 
Max speed14 knots
EnginesTriple expansion engines, 2 shafts 
Power700 HP 
Notes on class 


All ships of the A class


Royal Dutch Navy (more on Royal Dutch Navy)

HNMS A Lost on 1 Mar 1942
HNMS B Lost on 2 Mar 1942
HNMS C Lost on 6 Mar 1942
HNMS D Lost on 2 Mar 1942


4 Minesweepers of the A class. 4 of them were lost.

See all Minesweeper classes.



U-Boat Far from Home

Stevens, David

Books dealing with this subject include:

Arctic Convoy PQ8, Michael Wadsworth, 2010
HMS Trenchant, Hazlett, Arthur, 2001
Minesweeper, Melvin, Michael J., 1992
U-Boat Far from Home, Stevens, David, 1997
World War II American High Speed Minesweepers DMS-1 through DMS-18, Borchers, Duane D., Sr.,



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