HMS Auriga (P 419)
Submarine of the A class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.)|
|Ordered||7 Apr 1943|
|Laid down||7 Jun 1944|
|Launched||29 Mar 1945|
|Commissioned||12 Jan 1946|
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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|1||A/Lt.Cdr. Arthur John Wright Pitt, DSO, RN||15 Apr 1945||26 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.