Allied Warships

Boom Defence Vessels

All Boom Defence Vessel classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).


Royal Navy

 Dunnet (1)1937 - 1937
 Bar (64)1938 - 1945
 Net (10)1939 - 1939
 Net (1)1939 - 1939
 Bar (3)1940 - 1941
 Pre (5)1944 - 1944

6 ship classes.

Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Boom Defence Vessels



Royal Navy21 Dec 1939HMS Bayonet (Z 05)Net 


Royal Navy19 Dec 1941HMS Barlight (Z 57)Bar 


Royal Navy22 Nov 1943HMS Barflake (Z 184)Bar 

3 Boom defence vessels lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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