Allied Warships

HMS Kingston Cairngorm

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched21 Feb 1935 
CommissionedNov 1939 
Lost18 Oct 1940 
History

Completed on 1 April 1935.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 18 September 1939.
Displacement: 448 tons.
Armament: 1 4" gun.

HMT Kingston Cairngorm was mined in the English Channel off Portland on 17 October 1940. She sank while under tow the next day at 0318 hours.

The Kingston Cairngorm was still not back in service following the damage she had sustained in January 1940 and was at moment being towed by the tug Caroline Moller.

 

Commands listed for HMS Kingston Cairngorm

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. (retired) Philip Edward Vaux, DSC, RN25 Oct 1939early 1940
2Skr. George Murray, RNRearly 19403 Jun 1940

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