HMS Bayonet (Z 05)
Boom defence vessel of the Net class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Boom defence vessel|
|Built by||Blyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.)|
|Launched||8 Nov 1938|
|Commissioned||16 Mar 1939|
|Lost||21 Dec 1939|
|Loss position||56° 00'N, 3° 10'W|
HMS Bayonet (T/Boom Skipper A. Lamont, RNR) was mined and sunk while working on the boom in South Inchkeith Channel off Leith in the Firth of Forth, in position 56º00'N, 03º10'W, on 21 December 1939. Three men were lost and 28 injured. The mine was from a defensive British field laid by the British minelayer HMS Plover between 14 and 16 December 1939.
Commands listed for HMS Bayonet (Z 05)
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|1||A. Lamont, RNR||3 Sep 1939||21 Dec 1939|
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