HMS Laertes (T137)

Anti Submarine Trawler (Shakespeare Class)
Launched: April 9,1941.
Owned by The Admiralty
Length: 49.99m
Beam: 8.46m
Draft: 4.57m
Speed: 12 knots
Armament: 1 × 76.2mm;
3 × 20mm
545 tons

shakespeare class

HMS Laertes was sunk by U-201 off Freetown, Sierra Leone on July 25, 1942. The position given was grid reference ET 5962 (06.00N, 14.17W). No further details are available concerning the attack or what happened to the crew of 35.