Allied Warships

HMS Patia

Ocean boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeOcean boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built byCammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched14 Jan 1922 
CommissionedJan 1941 
Lost27 Apr 1941 
History

Cargo (ref.) vessel completed in March 1922.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in September 1940.
Displacement: 5355 GRT.
Dimensions: 121.9 x 16.5.
Armament: 2 6" guns (2x1), 1 12pdr AA gun, 4 .303" MG AA (4x1)
Speed: 13.5 knots.

Fitted out as fighter catapul ship.

HMS Patia was bombed and sunk by German He 111-bombers near 20G Buoy, Coquet Island, Northumberland, U.K.

 

Commands listed for HMS Patia

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. (retired) Edward Gavin Farr Butler, RD, RNR23 Oct 1940Jan 1941
2Cdr. David Marion Burton Baker, RD, RNRJan 194127 Apr 1941 (+)

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