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Re: Logbooks HM Ships
Posted by: Ron ()
Date: March 12, 2003 02:11PM

<HTML>Hi Jim

She was a 1445-ton frigate built by Fleming & Ferguson 1941, turbine engines and capable of 21-knots. 304ft by 37.5ft-beam, 3-drum boilers, two 4in AA guns and several smaller.
Under Cdr C.E.Bridgman D.S.O. R.N.R was escorting an Atlantic westbound convoy in company with other corvettes POLYANTHUS and MORDEN and the Canadian destroyer ST. CROIX On 213 Sept. 1943 when south of Iceland ITCHEN was torpedoed during an attack by U-boats and sank with the loss of 14 officers, including the Cdr Bridgman and 134-ratings, together with five officers and 75 ratings from ST CROIX which had been sunk previously.

Cheers Ron</HTML>

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