HMS Hengist (W 110)
Rescue Tug of the Assurance class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.)|
|Laid down||27 Aug 1941|
|Launched||20 Dec 1941|
|Commissioned||30 Jul 1942|
HMRT Hengist (former Decision, renamed Hengist in 1941) was sold in 1965 and renamed Nisos Crete.
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Notable events involving Hengist include:
5 May 1944
HMRT Hengist picks up 53 survivors from the American destroyer escort USS Fechteler (DE 157) that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-967 about 120 nautical miles north-west of Oran, Algeria in position 36°07'N, 2°40'W.