HMS William Hallett (FY 554)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Rennie Forrestt Shipbuilding Engineering & Drydock Co.Ltd. (Wivenhoe, England, United Kingdom)|
|Lost||13 Dec 1939|
|Loss position||55° 03'N, 1° 18'W|
Completed on 7 January 1919.
On 13 December 1939 HMS William Hallet (T/Skr. Charles William Hannant, RNR) was mined and sunk off the Tyne, in a field laid the previous night by the German Kommodore Bonte's destroyers Hermann Künne, Erich Steinbrinck, Bruno Heinemann and Friedrich Ihn and consisting of 240 mines. The actual position for this wreck is believed to be 55º02'591"N, 01º17'516"W. Depth approx. 47m. to bottom.
Commands listed for HMS William Hallett (FY 554)
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|1||T/Skr. Charles William Hannant, RNR||late 1939||13 Dec 1939 (+)|
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