Allied Warships

HMS Magic (J 400)

Minesweeper of the Auk class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantJ 400 
Built bySavannah Machinery and Foundry Co. (Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered2 Dec 1941 
Laid down15 Jan 1943 
Launched24 May 1943 
Commissioned22 Oct 1943 
Lost6 Jul 1944 
Loss position49° 25'N, 0° 15'W

HMS Magic (T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Percy Davies, RNR) was sunk off Normandy, France on 6 July 1944 by a German human torpedo (Neger).
The wreck lies in 26 meter of water in position 49º24'42"N, 00º15'28"W.


Commands listed for HMS Magic (J 400)

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1Lcmdr John Penri Davies, RNRFeb 19446 Jul 1944

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