HMS Sturdy (i) (H28)

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: Admiralty S 
Pennant: F96- H28 
Built by: Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Greenock, Scotland) 
Ordered: Jun, 1917 
Laid down: Mar, 1918 
Launched: 25 Jun, 1919 
Commissioned: 15 Oct, 1919 
Complement: 134
   
Lost: 30 October 1940.  ( c 56-30N, 7-00W ) Europe, west coast of Scotland on Tiree Island ran aground in fog and wrecked. Whilst on convoy SC.08 (Battle of the Atlantic) Five members of the crew drowned when they tried to reach the shore. They are buried at the Soroby burial ground.

Commanding Officer:
Lt.Cdr. G.T. Cooper, RN
31 July 1939 - 30 October 1940 

 

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