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ARAGONITE H79
Built
1934
Cook Welton & Gemmell
Off Number
163934
Length Ft
133.2
Tons Gross
315
Yard Number
594
Breadth Ft
24.5
Tons Net
138
Launched
27 06 1934
Draught
12.9
Hp
89 HP
Registered
26 07 1934
Engine Builder
C D Holmes
Knots
11.3K
Registered ARAGONITE H79 Owners 26 07 1934 Kingston Steam Trawling Co Ltd
  HMT ARAGONITE Owners  
    Owners  
Fate : Mined off Deal 22 Nov 1939 All 17 crewmen of the Aragonite were picked up by tugs there were 4 men seriously injured after she hit a mine and sank.
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
1939
Minesweeper
Lost
 

HMT Aragonite after been mined off Deal

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
PRE WAR CREWMEN
MATSON EDWARD 21 ARAGONITE H79 . Deckhand 06 Oct 1934 Lost overboard Iceland
. . . 12 Angelo Tce Eton St . . . .
SUTHERLAND J . ARAGONITE H79 . Bosun Oct 1934 .
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WAR SERVICE CREWMEN
BELCHER ALBERT ERNEST . HMT ARAGONITE . Engineman . DSM
FARR ALAN SAMUEL . HMT ARAGONITE . Second Hand . DSM
SHALLOW CHARLES 26 HMT ARAGONITE . Seaman . DSM Leading Seaman Died on HMS Sphere on 13 Feb 1944, he was the son of Charles and Anne Shallow, of Hull; husband of Ethel Shallow
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Distinguished Service Medal

Engineman Albert Ernest Belcher H.M.T Aragonite

Second Hand Alan Samuel Farr H.M.T Aragonite

Seaman Charles Shallow H.M.T Aragonite