Allied Warships

HMS Herring (T 307)

ASW Trawler of the Fish class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
PennantT 307 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) : Amos & Smith 
Ordered17 Apr 1942 
Laid down1 Sep 1942 
Launched24 Dec 1942 
Commissioned15 Apr 1943 
Lost22 Apr 1943 

HMT Herring was sunk in a collision with the French merchant Cassard 2 nautical miles north of #20 E Buoy, north-east of Blyth.

The wreck has been dived and lies intact and upright at depth of 60m. Both guns are still in place. There is a large dent at the stern where collision must have taken place.


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