Allied Warships

HMS Aragonite

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched27 Jun 1934 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost22 Nov 1939 
Loss position51° 14'N, 1° 25'E

Completed on 26 July 1934.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 315 tons.

HMS Aragonite (Lt.Cdr. Frederick George Rogers, RNR) was mined in the English Channel off Deal in position 51º14'8"N, 01º24'59"E on a minefield laid by Commodore Bonte's German destroyers Hermann Künne, Wilhelm Heidkamp and Bernd von Arnim.


Commands listed for HMS Aragonite

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1Lt.Cdr. Frederick George Rogers, RNRlate 193922 Nov 1939

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