TR 46


Minesweeping Trawler




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Completed: 12 May 1919

Paid off: 

Sold: 1926

Acquired by South African Navy: 1939

Commissioned in South African Navy: Oct 1939

Paid off: December 1940

Fate: Final disposition unknown


TR 46 was completed on 12 May 1919 and paid off the same year. She was sold in 1926 and renamed Algoa Bay. In Sep 1939 the South African government commandeered a large portion of the Irvin and Johnson's fishing fleet. Algoa Bay was requisitioned in Oct 1939 and commissioned as the minesweeper HMSAS ALGOA BAY. She was paid off in Dec 1940.



Irvin & Johnson's - 100 Years of Sustainable Fishing