Allied Warships

ORP Kujawiak (L 72)

Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type II) class

NavyThe Polish Navy
TypeEscort destroyer
ClassHunt (Type II) 
PennantL 72 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.): Parsons 
Ordered4 Sep 1939 
Laid down22 Nov 1939 
Launched30 Oct 1940 
Commissioned17 Jun 1941 
Lost16 Jun 1942 
History

Ordered as HMS Oakley. Loaned to the Polish Navy before completion on 30 May 1941.

ORP Kujawiak (Kapitan Marynarki Ludwik Lichodziejewski, ORP) was mined and sunk off Malta (25 killed).

 
Former nameHMS Oakley (i)

Commands listed for ORP Kujawiak (L 72)

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1Kpt. mar. Ludwik Lichodziejewski, ORP30 May 194116 Jun 1942

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