Allied Warships

HMS Prudent (W 73)

Rescue Tug of the Assurance class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeRescue Tug
PennantW 73 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Laid down11 Mar 1940 
Launched6 Aug 1940 
Commissioned19 Nov 1940 
End service 

HMRT Prudent was renamed Cautious when she became a Dockyard Tug in 1947. Sold and renamed Rivtow Lion in 1964. She was finally sunk as a recreational dive site at Nanaimo, BC (Canada) on 6 February 2005.


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