HMS St. Issey (W 25)
Rescue Tug of the Saint class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Napier & Miller (Old Kirkpatrick, Scotland)|
|Commissioned||28 Dec 1918|
|Lost||28 Dec 1942|
|Loss position||32° 37'N, 20° 22'E|
The British rescue tug HMS St. Issey (W 25) lost on 28 Dec 1942 in position 32° 37'N, 20° 22'E.
On 28 December 1942 the British tug HMS St. Issey (Lt. J.H.W. Howe, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by U-617 off Benghazi, Lybia in position 32º37'N, 20º22'E.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS St. Issey|
Commands listed for HMS St. Issey (W 25)
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|1||Lt. John Henry West Howe, RNR||???||28 Dec 1942 (+)|
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