Allied Warships

HMS Spartan (95)

Light cruiser of the Bellona class

HMS Spartan in August 1943

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeLight cruiser
Built byVickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
Ordered4 Sep 1939 
Laid down21 Dec 1939 
Launched27 Aug 1942 
Commissioned10 Aug 1943 
Lost29 Jan 1944 
Loss position41° 26'N, 12° 41'E

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HMS Spartan (Capt. Patrick Vivian McLaughlin, RN) was sunk by a glider bomb from a German aircraft off Anzio, western Italy in position 41º26'2"N, 12º41'2'E.  

Commands listed for HMS Spartan (95)

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1Capt. Patrick Vivian McLaughlin, RNMay 194329 Jan 1944

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