HMS Hythe (J 194)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Troon, Scotland)|
|Ordered||20 Dec 1939|
|Laid down||20 Jul 1940|
|Launched||4 Sep 1941|
|Commissioned||5 Mar 1942|
|Lost||11 Oct 1943|
|Loss position||37° 04'N, 5° 00'E|
At 01.09 hours on 11 October 1943 HMS Hythe (Lt.Cdr. Leslie Beara Miller, RN) was torpedoed and sunk off Bougie, Algeria in position 37º04'N, 05º00'E by the German submarine U-371.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Hythe|
|Former name||HMS Banff|
Commands listed for HMS Hythe (J 194)
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|1||Lt. Leslie Beara Miller, RN||1 Feb 1942||11 Oct 1943 (+)|
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