ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
PINE
Construction
STEEL
Type
TRAWLER, MINE-SWEEPER
Date
1940
Description
Yard Number: 753
Laid down: 29 September 1939
Launched: 25 March 1940
Commissioned: 3 July 1940

Tree Class Minesweeper (trawler)

Powered by reciprocating single screw vertical triple expansion engine, 850 HP, speed 11.5 knots.
Armed with 1 x 12 pounder, 2x 5" (1x2) 4-M (2x2) L.G. AA guns.
(Source: http://www.wrecksite.eu)

Lost 31 January 1944:
Torpedoed and sunk by E-boat about 2:45am South East of Beachy Head. Remained afloat with remainder of armament working. Taken in tow but rolled over and sank 90 degrees 6 miles off Selsey Bill at 1:25pm. Ten lives lost.





Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Admiralty
Dimensions
length 150' x breadth 27' 6" x depth 15'
gross tonnage between 530-550 tons (sources vary)

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