HMS Prince Leopold (4.251)
Landing Ship Infantry
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Landing Ship Infantry|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Cockerill (Hoboken, Belgium)|
|Launched||30 Nov 1929|
|Lost||29 Jul 1944|
Completed as passenger ship Prince Leopold in July 1930.
Torpedoed and sunk in the English Channel in position 50.19'N, 00.53'W by the German submarine U-621 on 29 July 1944.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Prince Leopold|
Commands listed for HMS Prince Leopold (4.251)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. William Snowdon Byles, RD, RNR||4 Jan 1941||20 Dec 1942|
|2||Lt.Cdr. John Alverdus Lowe, DSO, DSC, RNR||20 Dec 1942||29 Jul 1944|
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