Allied Warships

HMS Pine (T 101)

MS Trawler of the Tree class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassTree 
PennantT 101 
Built byHall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Ordered8 Jun 1939 
Laid down29 Sep 1939 
Launched25 Mar 1940 
Commissioned3 Jul 1940 
Lost31 Jan 1944 
Loss position50° 43'N, 0° 37'W
History

HMT Pine (T/Lt. John Hird, RNVR) was torpedoed and sunk on 31 January 1944 by the German motor torpedo boat S 142 in the English Channel south-east of Bognor Regis.
The Commanding officer was wounded. The wreck lies in 22 meter of water in position 50º43'05"N, 00º37'10"W.

 

Commands listed for HMS Pine (T 101)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Charles George Palmer, RNZNVR23 Jul 1940Nov 1941
2T/Lt. Charles Vivian Meldon, RNVRNov 1941mid 1943
3T/Lt. John Hird, RNVRmid 194330 Jan 1944

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