Allied Warships

ASW Trawlers

Hill class

8 ships

The asw trawler HMS Butser (T 219) of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeASW Trawler
Displacement750 BRT 
Length181 feet 
Complement40 men 
Armament1 12 pdr AA gun
3 20 mm AA (3x1) 
Max speed11 knots
EnginesReciprocating engines, 1 shaft 
Power970 IHP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Hill class

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HMS Birdlip (T 218) Lost on 14 Jun 1944
HMS Bredon (T 223) Lost on 8 Feb 1943
HMS Butser (T 219)
HMS Duncton (T 220)
HMS Dunkery (T 224)
HMS Inkpen (T 225)
HMS Portsdown (T 221)
HMS Yestor (T 222)

8 ASW Trawlers of the Hill class. 2 of them were lost.

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Hill class ships hit by U-boats (2)

14 Jun 1944HMS BirdlipSunkU-547
8 Feb 1943HMS BredonSunkU-521

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