Allied Warships

HMS Buccaneer (W 49)

Rescue Tug of the Brigand class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeRescue Tug
PennantW 49 
Built byFleming & Ferguson Ltd. (Paisley, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched7 Sep 1937 
CommissionedFeb 1938 
Lost26 Aug 1946 

HMS Buccaneer was sunk on 26 August 1946 by an accidental hit from a shell during target practice.


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