Allied Warships

HMS Corncrake (M 82)

Minelayer of the Fish class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinelayer
ClassFish 
PennantM 82 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith 
Ordered13 Jun 1941 
Laid downOct 1941 
LaunchedMar 1942 
Commissioned7 Dec 1942 
Lost25 Jan 1943 
HistoryHMS Corncrake foundered in the North Atlantic in heavy weather on 25 January 1943. 
Former nameMackerel

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Lewis Russell Renfrew, RNRlate 194225 Jan 1943 (+)

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