Allied Warships

HMS Auriga (P 419)

Submarine of the A class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantP 419 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
Ordered7 Apr 1943 
Laid down7 Jun 1944 
Launched29 Mar 1945 
Commissioned12 Jan 1946 
End service 

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 14 November 1974. Scrapped at Newport in February 1975.  

Commands listed for HMS Auriga (P 419)

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1A/Lt.Cdr. Arthur John Wright Pitt, DSO, RN15 Apr 194526 Mar 1946

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Notable events involving Auriga include:

11 Feb 1970
Auriga suffered a battery explosion while engaged in NATO exercises in the Gibraltar area. 10 men were injured but the boat was able to reach port.

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