Allied Warships

Rescue Tugs

No specific class

53 ships

Technical information

TypeRescue Tug
Notes on classThese ships were taken over by the Admiralty. Displacement, armament, etc. are listed, if known to us, on each individual page. 

All ships of the class

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HMS Al Hathera
HMS Amsterdam
HMS Attentif (W 68)
HMS Barwick (W 174)
HMS Champion (W 35)
HMS Coringa Lost on 23 Jun 1940
HMS Danube V (W 36)
HMS Danube VI
HMS Empire Fairy
HMS Empire Josephine
HMS Empire Sam
HMS Englishman Lost on 21 Jan 1941
HMS Goliath (W 121)
HMS Hans Captive (W 148)
HMS Hendon
HMS Hudson (W 02)
HMS James E. Hughes
HMS Kenia (W 47)
HMS Krooman
HMS Lady Brassey
HMS Mammouth (W 56)
HMS Mastodonte
HMS Muria Lost on 8 Nov 1940
HMS Nguvu
HMS Norman
HMS Nubia
HMS Pingouin
HMS Pintade
HMS Ramier
HMS Revue (W 62)
HMS Richard Lee Barber
HMS Roode Zee (W 162) Lost on 24 Apr 1944
HMS Sabine (W 74)
HMS Salvage King Lost on 12 Sep 1940
HMS Salvonia (W 43)
HMS Schelde (W 156)
HMS Seaman (W 44)
HMS Seine
HMS Superman
HMS Thames
HMS Watermeyer
HMS Witte Zee
HMS Zwarte Zee (W 163)
HMS Abeille IV (W 94)
HMS Abeille XXI
HMS Cherbourgeois III (W 99)
HMS Cherbourgeois IV (W 107)
HMS Danube III Lost on 13 Oct 1940
HMS Fairplay II Lost on 2 Mar 1940
HMS Saucy (i) Lost on 4 Sep 1940
HMS Sea Giant (W 125)
HMS Stalwart (W 07)

53 Rescue Tugs of the class. 8 of them were lost.

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