HMS Bayonet (Z 05)
Boom defence vessel of the Net class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Boom defence vessel|
|Built by||Blyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.)|
|Launched||8 Nov 1938|
|Commissioned||16 Mar 1939|
|Lost||21 Dec 1939|
|Loss position||56.05N, 02.32W|
HMS Bayonet (T/Boom Skipper A. Lamont, RNR was mined and sunk in the Firth of Forth, Scotland in approximate position 56º05'N, 02º32'W on 21 December 1939. Possibly the mine was from a defensive British field but most like one of those laid by the German submarine U-21 on 4 November 1939.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Bayonet|
Commands listed for HMS Bayonet (Z 05)
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|1||A. Lamont, RNR||3 Sep 1939||21 Dec 1939|
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