Allied Warships

HMS Minuet (T 131)

ASW Trawler of the Dance class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
ClassDance 
PennantT 131 
Built byFerguson Bros. Ltd. (Port Glasgow, Scotland) 
Ordered9 Sep 1939 
Laid down21 Mar 1940 
Launched1 Mar 1941 
Commissioned21 Jun 1941 
End service 
History

Transferred to the Italian Navy in February 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Minuet (T 131)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Alexander Michael Sullivan, RNVR10 Apr 1941early 1942
2T/Lt. Clause Martin Metherell, RNVRearly 194220 Mar 1942
3T/Lt. John Henry Mitchell, RNVR20 Mar 4212 Aug 1942
4T/Lt. William Bruce Thornton Bate, RNVR12 Aug 1942

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Notable events involving Minuet include:


5 Jul 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Asie (Skr. F.C. Butler, RNR), HMS Cotillion (A/Skr.Lt. J. Flett, RNR), FFS Alysse and HMS Minuet (T/Lt. A.M. Sullivan, RNVR). (1)

6 Jul 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with FFS Alysse, HMS Asie (Skr. F.C. Butler, RNR), HMS Polka (T/Lt. K.C. Donaldson, RNVR) and HMS Minuet (T/Lt. A.M. Sullivan, RNVR). (1)

7 Jul 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Asie (Skr. F.C. Butler, RNR), HMS Polka (T/Lt. K.C. Donaldson, RNVR), FFS Alysse and HMS Minuet (T/Lt. A.M. Sullivan, RNVR). (1)

12 Jul 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Cava (T/Lt. A.M. Taylor, RNR), HMS Flotta (T/Lt. G.L McArthur, RANVR), HMS Romeo (T/Skr. W.R.H. Stewart, RNR) and HMS Minuet (T/Lt. A.M. Sullivan, RNVR). (1)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6376 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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