RHS Adrias (L 67)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type III) class
Photo courtesy of D. Kamakaris.
|Navy||The Royal Hellenic Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type III)|
|Built by||Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.): Wallsend|
|Ordered||28 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||1 May 1941|
|Launched||3 Feb 1942|
|Commissioned||5 Aug 1942|
Transferred to the Royal Hellenic Navy before completion and renamed Adrias.
|Former name||HMS Border|
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Noteable events involving Adrias include:
22 Oct 1943
Near Kalymnos Island accompanied with the British destroyer HMS Hurworth, hit a mine losing her entire bow. The ship remained afloat.
The British destroyer trying to help Adrias, hit also a mine causing its sinking losing 143 men.
The ship was not repaired afterwards and scrapped in November 1945.
Adrias minus her bow. (1)
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