Allied Warships

HMS Redstart (M 62)

Minelayer of the Linnet class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinelayer
ClassLinnet 
PennantM 62 
Built byHenry Robb Ltd. (Leith, U.K.) : Whites M.E. 
Ordered22 Mar 1937 
Laid downSep 1937 
Launched3 May 1938 
Commissioned1 Nov 1938 
Lost19 Dec 1941 
HistoryHMS Redstart was scuttled at Hong Kong on 19 December 1941 to prevent her capture by the Japanese 

Commands listed for HMS Redstart (M 62)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Alfred Frank Jackson, RNOct 1938Oct 1940
2Lt.Cdr. (retired) Henry Charles Sylvester Collingwood Selby, RNOct 194019 Dec 1941

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