HMS Dundee (L 84)
Sloop of the Falmouth class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Chatham Dockyard (Chatham, U.K.): Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Ordered||16 Mar 1931|
|Laid down||1 Dec 1931|
|Launched||20 Sep 1932|
|Commissioned||31 Mar 1933|
|Lost||15 Sep 1940|
|Loss position||56° 45'N, 14° 14'W|
At 00.24 hours on 15 Sepember 1940 the German submarine U-48 attacked the convoy SC-3 west of Ireland and missed the British steam merchant Empire Soldier, which had been slightly damaged in a collision some time before. At 00.25, U-48 torpedoed and sank the only escort of this convoy, HMS Dundee (Capt. Oliver Maurice Fitz-Gerald Stokes, RN (retired)) in position 56º45'N, 14º14'W.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Dundee|
Commands listed for HMS Dundee (L 84)
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|1||Capt. Cecil Charles Acland Allen, RN||19 Apr 1938||20 Feb 1940|
|2||Capt. (retired) Oliver Maurice Fitz-Gerald Stokes, DSO, RN||20 Feb 1940||15 Sep 1940|
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