Allied Warships

HMS Ash (T 39)

MS Trawler of the Tree class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassTree 
PennantT 39 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith 
Ordered5 Jun 1939 
Laid down31 Jul 1939 
Launched13 Nov 1939 
Commissioned6 May 1940 
Lost5 Jun 1941 
History

HMT Ash (Lt. Arthur George Newell, RNZNVR) was mined and sunk in the Thames estuary on 5 June 1941.

 

Commands listed for HMS Ash (T 39)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Skr. George Alfred Harrison, RNR2 May 194022 May 1940
2Ch.Skr. John Lorimer, RNR22 May 194023 Jul 1940
3Cdr. Frank Edward Taylor, RNZNVR23 Jul 194020 Nov 1940
4Lt. Arthur George Newell, RNZNVR20 Nov 19405 Jun 1941

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