HMS Pozarica (4.261)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Doxford Shipyard (Sunderland, U.K.)|
|Launched||6 Sep 1937|
|Commissioned||3 Jul 1941|
|Lost||13 Feb 1943|
Completed in January 1938.
In August 1940 Pozarica was requisitioned by the Royal Navy and converted to Anti-Aircraft ship.
In the afternoon of 29 January 1943, HMS Pozarica (Capt. (retired) Laurence Bernard Hill, DSO, OBE, RN) was escorting coastal convoy TF.14, running between Algerian ports.
On 13 February, while under salvage, Pozarica suddenly capsized and settled on the bottom. The wreck was refloated postwar and towed to Italy for scrapping, beginning in May 1951.
Commands listed for HMS Pozarica (4.261)
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|1||A/Capt. Edmund Francis Fitzgerald, RN||15 Feb 1941||10 Mar 1941|
|2||A/Capt. (retired) Edward Douglas Wyndham Lawford, RN||10 Mar 1941||2 Oct 1942|
|3||Capt. (retired) Laurence Bernard Hill, DSO, OBE, RN||2 Oct 1942||13 Feb 1943|
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