Allied Warships

HMS Rubens

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byS.A. Beliard Crighton & Co. (Ostend, Belgium) 
Laid down 
CommissionedDec 1940 
Lost13 Feb 1941 
Loss position48° 50'N, 14° 20'W

Completed in October 1938.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1940.
Displacement: 320 tons.

HMT Rubens (T/Lt. Henry Gardiner Pyle, RNR) was sunk by a German FW 200 aircraft about 230 nautical miles south-west of ,Ireland in position 48º50'N, 14º20'W.


Commands listed for HMS Rubens

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1T/Lt. Henry Gardiner Pyle, RNR4 Dec 194013 Feb 1941

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