HMS Arrow (H 42)
Destroyer of the A class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness,U.K.)|
|Ordered||6 Mar 1928|
|Laid down||20 Aug 1928|
|Launched||22 Aug 1929|
|Commissioned||14 Apr 1930|
HMS Arrow (Lt.Cdr. William Wentworth Fitzroy, RN) was heavily damaged in an accident in Algiers harbour on 4 August 1943. She was alongside the ammunition ship Fort la Monte when that vessel blew up. Arrow was beyond economical repair and was declared a constructive total loss. Later she was towed to Taranto, Italy where she was scrapped.
Commands listed for HMS Arrow (H 42)
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|1||Cdr. Herbert Wyndham Williams, RN||Aug 1939||8 Jan 1941|
|2||Cdr. Addison Joe Baker-Cresswell, RN||8 Jan 1941||Feb 1941|
|3||Cdr. Richard Edmund Hyde-Smith, RN||13 Mar 1941||mid 1941|
|4||Cdr. Alec Murray McKillop, RN||24 Sep 1941||16 Mar 1943|
|5||Lt.Cdr. William Wentworth Fitzroy, RN||16 Mar 1943||early 1944|
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