Allied Warships

HMS Thuringia (FY 106)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 106 
Built by 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched9 Aug 1933 
CommissionedOct 1939 
Lost28 May 1940 
Loss position51° 20'N, 2° 02'E
History

Completed in October 1933.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 396 tons.

HMS Thuringia (Chief Skipper David William Leon Simpson, DSC, RNR) was mined in the North Sea about 25 nautical miles east of Margate.
The wreck lies in 40 meters of water in position 51º20'34"N, 02º02'27"E.

 

Commands listed for HMS Thuringia (FY 106)

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1Ch.Skr. David William Leon Simpson, RNR7 Oct 193928 May 1940 (+)

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