Allied Warships

HMS Hengist (W 110)

Rescue Tug of the Assurance class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeRescue Tug
ClassAssurance 
PennantW 110 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down27 Aug 1941 
Launched20 Dec 1941 
Commissioned30 Jul 1942 
End service 
History

HMRT Hengist (former Decision, renamed Hengist in 1941) was sold in 1965 and renamed Nisos Crete.

 
Former nameDecision

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Notable events involving Hengist include:


5 May 1944
HMRT Hengist picks up 53 survivors from the American destroyer escort USS Fechteler (DE 157) that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-967 about 120 nautical miles north-west of Oran, Algeria in position 36°07'N, 2°40'W.


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