Allied Warships

HMS Amethyst (T 12)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 12 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched15 Jan 1934 
Commissioned 1935 
Lost24 Nov 1940 

Completed in February 1934.
Taken over by the Admiralty in 1935.
Displacement: 627 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

HMT Amethyst (T/Lt. the Hon. William Keith Rous, RNVR) was mined and sunk in the Thames estuary. There were no casualties.


Commands listed for HMS Amethyst (T 12)

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1Boatswain Alfred William Geen, RN15 Jun 1939

2Ch.Skr. Andrew Liston, RNR12 Sep 19398 Jan 1940
3Cdr. (retired) Richard Charles Stokes, RN8 Jan 1940Ca. May 40
4Lt.Cdr. Sidney James Gunn, RNCa. May 40Jul 1940
5T/Lt. the Hon. William Keith Rous, RNVRJul 194024 Nov 1940

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