Allied Warships

HMS Tourmaline (T 42)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 42 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched20 Feb 1935 
CommissionedNov 1935 
Lost5 Feb 1941 
History

Completed in March 1935.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1935.
Displacement: 641 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

HMS Tourmaline (Lt. Henry Patterson Carse, RNVR) was sunk by German aircraft off North Foreland, Kent, England on 5 February 1941.

 

Commands listed for HMS Tourmaline (T 42)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. (retired) Horace White, RN30 Jan 193713 Feb 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Humphry Gilbert Boys-Smith, RNR13 Feb 194010 May 1940
3T/Lt. George Leslie Carter, RNR10 May 19403 Jun 1940
4Lt. Henry Patterson Carse, RNVR3 Jun 19405 Feb 1941

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