Allied Warships

HMS Kingston Sapphire (4.81)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.)  
Laid down 
Launched28 Jan 1929 
CommissionedSep 1939 
Lost5 Oct 1940 
Loss position36° 11'N, 6° 32'W
HistoryCompleted on 27 February 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty on 1 September 1939.
Displacement: 352 tons.

HMS Kingston Sapphire (Lt. Louis Alan Sayers, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk on 5 October 1940 by the Italian submarine Nani off Cadiz, Spain in position 36.11'N, 06.32'W.

Commands listed for HMS Kingston Sapphire (4.81)

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1Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) Charles Cecil Henderson, RN10 Sep 1939Dec 1939
2Lt. Louis Alan Sayers, RNRDec 19395 Oct 1940

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