HMS Scarborough (L 25 / U 25)
Sloop of the Folkestone class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Pennant||L 25 / U 25|
|Built by||Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.): Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Ordered||26 Feb 1929|
|Laid down||28 May 1929|
|Launched||14 Mar 1930|
|Commissioned||30 Jul 1930|
Sold 3 June 1949.
Commands listed for HMS Scarborough (L 25 / U 25)
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|1||Capt. Edward Francis Bold Law, RN||6 Mar 1939||Sep 1939|
|2||Cdr. John Henry Ruck-Keene, RN||Sep 1939||8 Feb 1940|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Michael Beach Thomas, RN||8 Feb 1940||16 Feb 1940|
|4||Cdr. Charles Thorburn Addis, RN||16 Feb 1940||3 Jul 1940|
|5||Cdr. Norman Vincent Dickinson, RN||3 Jul 1940||Feb 1941|
|6||Lt. Adrian Paul Northey, DSC, RN||Feb 1941||28 Dec 1941|
|7||Lt.Cdr. Edwin Beadnell Carnduff, RN||28 Dec 1941||10 Oct 1944|
|8||Lt. David Williams, RN||10 Oct 1944||28 Oct 1944|
|9||A/Cdr. John Neil Kelly Knight, RN||28 Oct 1944||early 1946|
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Noteable events involving Scarborough include:
19 Jun 1940
HMS Scarborough (Cdr C.T. Addis, RN) picks up 30 survivors from the British merchant Baron Loudoun that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-48 west-northwest of Cape Ortegal in position 45?00'N, 11?21'W.
20 Jun 1940
HMS Scarborough (Cdr C.T. Addis, RN) picks up 16 survivors from the British merchant Otterpool that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-30 about 130 nautical miles west of Ushant in position 48?45'N, 08?13'W.
5 Apr 1941
German U-boat U-76 was sunk south of Iceland, in position 58°35'N, 20°20'W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Wolverine (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Rowland, RN) and the British sloop HMS Scarborough (Lt.Cdr. A.P. Northney, RN). (see map)
8 Feb 1943
HMS Scarborough (Lt.Cdr. E.B. Carnduff, RN) picks up 55 survivors from the British merchant Empire Mordred that is sunk west of Gibraltar in position 35°58'N, 05°59'W on a mine laid on 1 / 2 February 1943 by German U-boat U-118.
13 Mar 1943
HMS Scarborough (Lt.Cdr. E.B. Carnduff, RN) picks up 69 survivors from the British merchant Clan Alpine that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-107 190 nautical miles west of Cape Finisterre in position 42°45'N, 13°31'W. The Clan Alpine was finally sunk by depth charges from HMS Scarborough.