HMS Tetcott (L99)

Casualty List

Navy:

Royal Navy

Type:

Escort destroyer

Class:

Hunt (Type II) 

Pennant:

L 99 

Built by:

J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.) 

Laid down:

29 Jul, 1940 

Launched:

12 Aug, 1941 

Commissioned:

11 Dec, 1941 

History:

Scrapped at Milford Haven on 24 September 1956. 

Noteable events 4 Aug, 1942
The German submarine U-372 was sunk in the Mediterranean south-west of Haifa, in position 3228'N, 3437'E, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Sikh Capt. St.J.A. Micklethwait, DSO and Bar, RN) and HMS Zulu (Cdr. R.T. White, DSO and Bar, RN) and the British escort destroyers HMS Croome (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Egan, RN) and HMS Tetcott (Lt. R.H. Rycroft, RN) and by depth charges from a British Wellington aircraft (221 Sqdn.).
 

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