Allied Warships

HMS Rifsnes

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched17 Oct 1932 
CommissionedAug 1939 
Lost20 May 1940 

Completed on 21 November 1932.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 431 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

HMT Rifsnes (Lt. Lawrence Lyster Thornton, RNR) was sunk by German aircraft off Ostend, Belgium on 20 May 1940.


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1Lt. Lawrence Lyster Thornton, RNR???20 May 1940 (+)

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