Allied Warships

HMS Jasper (i) (T 14)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 14 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched29 Dec 1931 
CommissionedNov 1935 
Lost1 Dec 1942 
Loss position50° 10'N, 3° 48'W

Completed on 21 January 1932.
Taken over by the Admiralty in November 1935.
Displacement: 581 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

HMT Jasper (T/Lt. William Thomason Hodson, RNVR) was torpedoed and sunk by the German motor torpedo boat S-81 in the English Channel south of Bolt Head in position 50º10'N, 03º48'W on 1 December 1942.11 died in the sinking and there were 8 survivors which included the Commanding officer.


Commands listed for HMS Jasper (i) (T 14)

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1John Chrisp, RN15 Jun 193928 Feb 1940
2Lt. Arthur Johnson, RNVR28 Feb 194019 Jun 1940
3T/Lt. Eric Robert Pate, RNR19 Jun 1940Aug 1940
4T/Lt. George Thomas Sidney Clampitt, RNRAug 194018 Jun 1941
5T/Lt. William Thomason Hodson, RNVR18 Jun 19411 Dec 1942

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