Tree-class trawler


HMT Acacia
Class overview
Operators:  Royal Navy
 Portuguese Navy
Built: 1939 - 1945
Completed: 20
Lost: 6
General characteristics [1]
Type: Naval trawler
Displacement: 545 tons
Length: 164 feet
Beam: 27 feet 8 inches
Draught: 11 feet i inch (mean)
Propulsion: One triple expansion reciprocating engine, 1 shaft, 850 ihp
Speed: 12 knots
Complement: 40
Armament:

Tree-class trawlers were a class of anti-submarine vessel which served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. They were nearly identical to the , of which they are usually considered a subclass.

Six Tree-class trawlers were lost during the war: Almond, Ash, Chestnut, Hickory, Juniper and Pine. One, Mangrove, was transferred to Portugal in 1943.

By the end of 1946, only Olive and Walnut remained in service with the Royal Navy.[2] Both were sold in 1948.

Ships in class

  • Built by Ardrossan Dockyard Company, Ardrossan, UK
    • Acacia - Launched 1940, sold 1946
    • Almond - Launched 1940, war loss 1941
  • Built by Cochrane & Sons, Ltd., Selby, UK
    • Ash - Launched 1939, war loss 1941
    • Bay - Launched 1939, sold 1946
  • Built by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley, UK
    • Birch - Launched 1939, sold 1946
    • Blackthorn - launched 1939, sold 1946
  • Built by Ferguson Brothers, Ltd., Port Glasgow, UK
    • Juniper - Launched 15 December 1939, commissioned 9 March 1940; sunk in the Norwegian Sea, 8 June 1940.[3]
    • Mangrove - Launched 4 April 1942, transferred to Portugal 1943 as Faial (P2)
  • Built by Goole Shipbuilding & Repair Company, Goole, UK
    • Chestnut - Launched 1940, war loss 1940
    • Deodar - Launched 1940, sold 1946
  • Built by Hall, Russell & Company, Aberdeen, UK
    • Olive - Launched 26 February 1940, sold 1948
    • Pine - Launched 1940, war loss 1944
  • Built by A. & J. Inglis, Ltd., Glasgow, UK
    • Elm - Launched 1939, sold 1946
    • Fir - Launched 1940, sold 1946
  • Built by Henry Robb, Ltd., Leith, UK
    • Hazel - Launched 1939, sold 1946
    • Hickory - Launched 1940, war loss 1940
  • Built by Smith's Dock Company, Ltd., South Bank-on-Tees, UK
    • Rowan - Launched 1939, sold 1946
    • Walnut - Launched 1939, sold 1948
    • Whitethorn - Launched 1939, sold 1946
    • Wistaria - Launched 1939, sold 1946

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See also

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