HMS Pintail

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Jordi Comas
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HMS Pintail

Post by Jordi Comas » Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:08 am

Hi all,

British patrol vessel Pintail was mined and sunk in the Humber 10/6/41. Time?

Thank you very much
Jordi
David H
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Re: HMS Pintail

Post by David H » Sun Dec 29, 2019 10:31 am

Pintail was part of the escort to coastal convoy FN.77. At 11.50 one of the ships in the convoy, the Royal Scot, detonated a mine. Pintail altered course to go to her assistance but as she approached the scene was blown up when she also triggered a mine
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Re: HMS Pintail

Post by Jordi Comas » Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:35 am

Thank you David!

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