Allied Warships

HMS King Orry

Armed boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built byCammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched11 Mar 1913 
Commissioned 1939 
Lost30 May 1940 
History

Passenger vessel completed in July 1913.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 1877 GRT.
Dimensions: 91.4 x 13.1 feet.
Armament: 1 4" gun, 1 12 pdr AA.
Speed: 21.5 knots.

HMS King Orry (Cdr. Jeffery Elliot, RD, RNR) was sunk by German aircraft off Dunkirk on 30 May 1940.

 

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1Cdr. Jeffery Elliott, RD, RNR5 Sep 193930 May 1940

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