Allied Warships

HMS Jura (T 169)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
PennantT 169 
Built byArdrossan Dockyard (Ardrossan, Scotland) : Plenty 
Ordered22 Jul 1940 
Laid down13 Jan 1941 
Launched22 Nov 1941 
Commissioned12 Jun 1942 
Lost7 Jan 1943 
Loss position36° 58'N, 3° 48'E

HMS Jura (T/A/Lt. Eric Havercroft, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by U-371 in the western Mediterranean about 35 nautical miles east-north-east of Algiers, Algeria in position 36º58'N, 03º48'E.


Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 7 Jan 1943 by U-371 (Mehl).

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Commands listed for HMS Jura (T 169)

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1T/A/Lt. Eric Havercroft, RNR15 Apr 19427 Jan 1943 (+)

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