Allied Warships

Minelayers

Royal Navy


The minelayer HMS Southern Prince of the Auxiliary minelayers class.

All Minelayer classes (in service with the Royal Navy).

ClassCommissioned
 Adventure (1)1926 - 1926
 Plover (1)1937 - 1937
 Linnet (3)1938 - 1938
 Auxiliary minelayers (10)1939 - 1941
 M 1 (9)1939 - 1944
 Abdiel (6)1941 - 1944
 Douwe Aukes (1)1941 - 1941
 Fish (2)1942 - 1943
 Isles (2)1943 - 1943


Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Minelayers


 DateVesselClass

1939

3 Sep 1939ORP GryfGryf 

1940

15 May 1940HNMS HydraHydra 
19 May 1940HMS Princess Victoria (M 03)Auxiliary minelayers 
27 Nov 1940HMS Port Napier (M 32)Auxiliary minelayers 

1941

22 Apr 1941RHS AliakmonAixos 
23 Apr 1941RHS NestosAixos 
28 Apr 1941RHS AxiosAixos 
22 May 1941HNMS Nautilus (M 12)Nautilus 
25 Oct 1941HMS Latona (M 76)Abdiel 
19 Dec 1941HMS Redstart (M 62)Linnet 

1942

11 Jan 1942HNMS Prins van OranjePrins van Oranje 
14 Feb 1942HMS Kung WoAuxiliary minelayers 
15 Feb 1942HNMS Pro PatriaPro Patria 
2 Mar 1942HNMS BangkalanBangkalan 
2 Mar 1942HNMS RigelRigel 
2 Mar 1942HNMS SoemenepSoemenep 
7 Mar 1942HNMS Gouden LeeuwPrins van Oranje 
8 Mar 1942HNMS KrakatauKrakatau 

1943

25 Jan 1943HMS Corncrake (M 82)Fish 
1 Feb 1943HMS Welshman (M 84)Abdiel 
10 Sep 1943HMS Abdiel (M 39)Abdiel 
5 Oct 1943IT LegnanoAzio 

1944

21 Jul 1944BZ Camaqua (C 6)Carioca 

23 Minelayers lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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