Allied Warships

HMS Peridot (FY 198)

ASW Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeASW Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 198 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched19 Sep 1933 
CommissionedOct 1939 
Lost15 Mar 1940 
Loss position51° 00'N, 1° 35'E

Completed in October 1933.
Taken over by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 398 tons.

HMS Peridot (Skipper Walter Hartcourt Burgess, RNR) was mined in the English Channel about 12 nautical miles south-east of Dover in position 51º00'N, 01º35'E.  

Commands listed for HMS Peridot (FY 198)

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1Skr. Walter Hartcourt Burgess, RNR31 Oct 193915 Mar 1940

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