Allied Warships

HMS Argyllshire

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched2 Feb 1938 
CommissionedJan 1940 
Lost1 Jun 1940 
History

Completed in September 1938.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 23 September 1939.
Displacement: 540 tons.

HMT Argyllshire (S/Lt. John Sturdee Weddle, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by the German Motor Torpedo Boat S-34 off Dunkirk on 1 June 1940.

 

Commands listed for HMS Argyllshire

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CommanderFromTo
1S.Lt. Anthony Constantine Barrington Blomfield, RN1 Jan 1940May 1940
2S.Lt. John Sturdee Weddle, RNRMay 19401 Jun 1940

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