HMS Naiad (93)
Light cruiser of the Dido class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Ordered||20 Mar 1937|
|Laid down||26 Aug 1937|
|Launched||3 Feb 1939|
|Commissioned||24 Jul 1940|
|Lost||11 Mar 1942|
|Loss position||32.01N, 26.20E|
HMS Naiad (Capt. Guy Grantham, DSO, RN) was sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean, north of Sidi Barrrani, Egypt in position 32º01'N, 26º20'E by one torpedo from the German submarine U-565. 82 members of her crew went down with the ship, there were 582 survivors.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Naiad|
Commands listed for HMS Naiad (93)
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|1||Capt. Marcel Harcourt Attwood Kelsey, DSC, RN||25 Apr 1940||early 1942|
|2||Capt. Guy Grantham, DSO, RN||early 1942||11 Mar 1942|
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