Allied Warships

HMS Mastiff (T 10)

ASW Trawler of the Dog class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
PennantT 10 
Built byHenry Robb Ltd. (Leith, U.K.) 
Ordered27 Jan 1937 
Laid down 
Launched17 Feb 1938 
Commissioned16 May 1938 
Lost20 Nov 1939 

On 20 November 1939 HMT Mastiff (Lt.Cdr. Aymé Arthur Carrington Ouvry, RN) was engaged in the recovery of a mine, which had broken loose from a field laid on the night of 18/11 by German DDs Wilhelm Heidkamp, Hermann Künne and Bernd von Arnim. In the process of hauling it aboard, the mine detonated, destroying the trawler.

5 crew are missing presumed dead, 1 died of wounds and a further 9 are wounded.


Commands listed for HMS Mastiff (T 10)

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1Lt.Cdr. Aymé Arthur Carrington Ouvry, RNAug 193920 Nov 1939

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