Allied Warships

HMS Teviotbank (M 04)

Minelayer of the Auxiliary minelayers class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMinelayer
ClassAuxiliary minelayers 
PennantM 04 
Built byJohn Redhead & Sons Ltd. (South Shields, England, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched1 Dec 1937 
CommissionedDec 1939 
End service 
History

Completed as merchantile in February 1938.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty on 2 November 1939.
Displacement: 5087 tons.
Lenght: 424 feet
Machinery: 2 boilers, one shaft, reciprocating engine, IHP 2620 = 15 knots.
Complement: 105.
Armament: 1 4" gun, 12pdr AA gun, 4 .5" AA (2x2), 280 mines.

Returned on 29 March 1946. 

Commands listed for HMS Teviotbank (M 04)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. (retired) Robert Douglas King-Harman, DSC, RN28 Sep 193915 Jun 1942
2Capt. (retired) Edward Clifford Watson, RN15 Jun 1942Aug 1944

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