HMS Sturdy (i) (H 28)
Destroyer of the Admiralty S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Greenock, Scotland)|
|Laid down||Mar 1918|
|Launched||25 Jun 1919|
|Commissioned||15 Oct 1919|
|Lost||30 Oct 1940|
|Loss position||56° 29'N, 6° 59'W|
HMS Sturdy (Lt.Cdr. George Tyndale Cooper, RN) was grounded and wrecked off Tiree Island, western Scotland in position 56º29'N, 06º59'W.
Five members of the crew drowned when they tried to reach the shore. They are buried at the Soroby burial ground.
Commands listed for HMS Sturdy (i) (H 28)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. George Tyndale Cooper, RN||31 Jul 1939||30 Oct 1940|
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Notable events involving Sturdy (i) include:
20 Oct 1940
HMS Sturdy (Lt.Cdr. G.T. Cooper, RN) picks up three survivors from the British merchant Whitford Point that was torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-47 about 90 nautical miles south-west of Rockall.