Allied Warships

HMS Minalto (T 362)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
PennantT 362 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes 
Ordered29 Aug 1942 
Laid down14 Apr 1943 
Launched3 Jul 1943 
Commissioned5 Oct 1943 
End service 
HistorySold in 1947.


Commands listed for HMS Minalto (T 362)

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1A/Skr.Lt. Arthur George Day, RNR23 Sep 194325 Dec 1943
2A/Skr.Lt. Albert Scott Henderson Robb, RD, RNR25 Dec 19432 Sep 1945
3A/Ch.Skr. (A/Skr.Lt.) Sidney Christie, RNR2 Sep 194528 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Minalto include:

24 Oct 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Versatile (Lt.Cdr. G.S. Corlett, DSC, RN), HMS Black Swan (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) R.C.V. Thomson, RN) and HMS Minalto (A/Skr.Lt. A.G. Day, RNR). (1)

24 Apr 1944
HMS Seraph (Lt. T. Russell-Walling, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with HMS Grassholm (T/Lt. J.A. Antonsen, RNR), HMS Minalto (A/Skr.Lt. A.S.H. Robb, RD, RNR), HMS Asie (A/Ch.Skr. F. Oldman, RNR) and HMS Ellesmere (T/Lt. A.C. Munro, RNVR). (2)


  1. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. ADM 173/18697

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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