HMT Finesse: A Hero’s Tale

HMT Finesse: A Hero’s Tale
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DHRG No:102675
Format:Portable Document Format (.pdf)
During the Second World War the river Dart was the base for a fleet of trawlers which were converted into minesweepers. This story of an eventful day on HMT Finesse in 1942 was told to the Dartmouth History Research Group by Mr. Frederick Jenkins, now of Cardiff.