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Minesweeping Trawler - TR 43

Then French Trawler Marie Anne (1920)

Then Kreigsmarine M4405 (1940)

The launching of TR 43 - 08 Feb 1919

Source: flicker photo collection of Ron Bell


Launched: 1919

Completed: 12 May 1919 

Paid off: 1919

Sold: 1920

Captured: by German Forces: 1940

Commissioned in Kreigsmarine:  Nov 1940

Fate: Sunk on 07 Mar 1944


TR 43 was completed on 12 May 1919 and paid off the same year. She was transferred to the French navy in 1920 and renamed Marie Anne. In 1940 she was captured by German forces and commissioned in the Kreigsmarine in Nov 1940 as M-4405. On 07 Mar 1944, M-4405 was sunk by Allied aircraft.


Commanding Officers




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