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KINGSTON SAPPHIRE H39 M.P.J.C
Built
1929
Cook Welton & Gemmell
Off Number
160824
Length Ft
140.3
Tons Gross
352
Yard Number
514
Breadth Ft
24.0
Tons Net
149
Launched
28 01 1929
Depth
12.9
Hp
96 HP
Registered
27 02 1929
Engine Builder
C D Holmes
Knots
10.9K
Registered KINGSTON SAPPHIRE H39 Owners 1929 Kingston Steam Trawling Co Ltd Hull
    Owners 1939 Lengthened Smiths Dock - 151.5 / 357 / 149
  H.M.T KINGSTON SAPPHIRE .  
Fate : KINGSTON SAPPHIRE 05 Oct 1940 the Kingston Sapphire was torpedoed by the Italian Submarine Nani off Gibralter, 28 crewmen were picked up 15 days later in their lifeboat by a Spanish tanker. 3 Crewmen had been lost
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant NoH.M.T .
Role
Returned
1939
FY4.81
Armed Boarding Vessel
Lost
Based Gibralter
 

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
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CAMPBELL JOHN 22 HMT KINGSTON SAPPHIRE . Signalman P/UD/X 1224  RNVR 05 Oct 1940 Son of John and Alice Campbell, of Belfast
CAMPBELL ROBERT GILLESPIE 22 HMT KINGSTON SAPPHIR . Able Seaman P/SSX 21866 RN 05 Oct 1940 Son of Alexander and Katharine Campbell, of Campbeltown, Argyllshire
WITCHELL FREDERICK WILLIAM 42 HMT KINGSTON SAPPHIRE . Able Seaman D/J 26588  RN 05 Oct 1940 Husband of W. Witchell, of Southmead, Gloucestershire
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SAYERS L A . HMT KINGSTON SAPPHIRE . Skipper 05 Oct 1940 Survivor of torpedo
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