Allied Warships

HMS Rutlandshire

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 
Launched9 Aug 1936 
CommissionedDec 1939 
Lost20 Apr 1940 
History

Completed in September 1936.
Taken over by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 458 tons.

HMT Rutlandshire (Chief Skipper John Wilson, RNR) was sunk by German aircraft off Namsos, Norway on 20 April 1940. The entire crew were saved.

For more info on the Rutlandshire, and much more, see this website (offsite link).

 

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1Ch.Skr. John Wilson, RD, RNR6 Dec 193920 Apr 1940

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