Allied Warships

HMS Red Gauntlet (FY 900)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 900 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched11 Jun 1930 
Lost5 Aug 1943 

Completed in July 1930.
Taken over by the Admiralty in ????.
Displacement: 338 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

HMT Red Gauntled (T/Lt. James Noel Childs, RNVR) was torpedoed and sunk by the German motor torpedo boat S-86 off Felixstowe on 5 August 1943.


Commands listed for HMS Red Gauntlet (FY 900)

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1T/Skr. Edward Hutchinson, RNR23 Mar 1940late 1940

2Lt.Cdr. Ralph Maxwell Sandbach, RN3 Feb 194113 Oct 1941
3Lt. Henry Elphinstone Jackson, RN13 Oct 194122 Jun 1942
4T/Lt. Robert Duncombe Thoburn, RNR22 Jun 19423 Aug 1942
5Lt. Montague Harris, RN3 Aug 194223 Jan 1943
6James Noel Childs, RNVR23 Jan 19435 Aug 1943 (+)

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