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Name Official number Flag IMO
HYTHE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1942  04/09/1941  05/03/1942 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Minesweeper  Steel Steam Turbine 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   437 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 656 disp 174 ft 0 in  28 ft 6 in    8 ft 3 in 
Engine builder Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon
Engine detail
2-shaft geared turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers, oil, 2000shp giving 16.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Minesweeper, Bangor Class, Turbine-engined - J.194
Ordered as Banff and renamed in June 1940

Battle Honours: MALTA CONVOYS 1942 - SICILY 1943 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Torpedoed 11/10/1943 
Disposal Detail
11/10/1943 at 01.09 hours she was torpedoed by a GNAT from U-371 off Bougie, Algeria. She sank in a few minutes with the loss of 50 of her crew 
 

 



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