Tyne and Wear HER(13964): Tynemouth, HM MMS 180 - Details
Tynemouth, HM MMS 180
An Admiralty Motor mine-sweeper with twenty crew and an armament of two no.5 machine guns. On 13th February 1942, only two weeks after she was completed she was rammed in a convoy and foundered off the mouth of the River Tyne.
Young, R. (2001) Comprehensive guide to Shipwrecks of the North East Coast (The): Volume Two, Tempus, Gloucestershire. p. 128; National Monuments Record (908735); Hydrographic Office wreck index; 1988 British vessels lost at sea 1914-18 and 1939-45 Section III Page(s)19