HMS Ariguani (F 105)
Ocean boarding vessel
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Ocean boarding vessel|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||A. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Launched||20 Oct 1925|
|Commissioned||25 Mar 1941|
|End service||26 Mar 1943|
Passenger / cargo (ref.) vessel completed in February 1926. Requisitioned by the Admiralty in September 1940. Displacement: 6746 GRT. Dimensions: 129.6 x 16.5. Armament: 2 6" guns (2x1), 1 12pdr AA gun, 2 2pdr AA (2x1), 4 .303" MG AA (4x1). Speed: 14.5 knots.
Fitted out as fighter catapult ship.
Used as accomodation ship after having being torpedoed and heavily damaged on 26 October 1941. Paid off and returned to her owner on 26 March 1943.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Ariguani|
Commands listed for HMS Ariguani (F 105)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) Robert Abercrombie Thorburn, RD, RNR||4 Nov 1940||early 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Charles Robert Hodder, RNR||early 1942||26 Mar 1943|
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