HMS Laertes (i) (T 137)
MS Trawler of the Shakespearian class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Hull, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||12 Dec 1939|
|Laid down||23 May 1940|
|Launched||16 Oct 1940|
|Commissioned||9 Apr 1941|
|Lost||25 Jul 1942|
|Loss position||6° 00'N, 14° 17'W|
The British ms trawler HMS Laertes (i) (T 137) lost on 25 Jul 1942 in position 6° 00'N, 14° 17'W.
HMT Laertes (A/Skipper Lt. Patrick Joseph Quinlan, DSC, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk off Freetown in position 06º00'N, 14º17'W by the German submarine U-201.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Laertes (i)|
Commands listed for HMS Laertes (i) (T 137)
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|1||T/Skr. Joseph Allan Prettyman, DSC, RNR||31 Mar 1941||mid 1942|
|2||Skr. Patrick Joseph Quinlan, DSC, RNR||mid 1942||25 Jul 1942|
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