Allied Warships

HMS Ouse (T 80)

MS Trawler of the Mersey class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassMersey 
PennantT 80 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched19 Apr 1917 
Commissioned3 Feb 1918 
Lost20 Feb 1941 
History

Mined off Tobruk, Lybia on 20 February 1941.( Lt W V Fitzmaurice, RNVR) The commanding officer survived the sinking however 12 were killed and only 9 survived and all were wounded.

 

Commands listed for HMS Ouse (T 80)

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CommanderFromTo
1Wilfred Vere Fitzmaurice, RNR???20 Feb 1941

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Notable events involving Ouse include:


14 Dec 1939
HMS Otway (Cdr. H.R. Conway, RN) conducted exercises off Malta together with HMS Ouse and HMS Coral. (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/15881

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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