Allied Warships

HMS Scorpion (i) (T 67)

River gunboat of the Scorpion class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeRiver gunboat
PennantT 67 
Built byJ.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.)  
Ordered6 Nov 1936 
Laid down 
Launched20 Dec 1937 
Commissioned10 Nov 1938 
Lost14 Feb 1942 
Loss position1° 25'S, 105° 00'E

Sunk at 1845 hours on 14 February 1942 North of Banka Straits in position 01.25'S, 105.00'E by the Japanese light cruiser Yura and the Japanese destroyers Fubuki and Asagiri after being damaged by Japanese aircraft five days previously.


Commands listed for HMS Scorpion (i) (T 67)

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1Lt. John Mark Symonds Cox, RN25 Dec 19386 Sep 1939
2Cdr. (retired) Francis William Crowther, DSC, RN6 Sep 19395 Aug 1940
3Lt.Cdr. Leopold Joseph Hegarty, DSC, RNR5 Aug 194026 Jan 1941
4Lt.Cdr. George Christian Ashworth, SSRNVR26 Jan 194114 Feb 1942 (+)

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