HMS Scorpion (i) (T 67)
River gunboat of the Scorpion class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.)|
|Ordered||6 Nov 1936|
|Launched||20 Dec 1937|
|Commissioned||10 Nov 1938|
|Lost||14 Feb 1942|
|Loss position||1° 25'S, 105° 00'E|
The British river gunboat HMS Scorpion (i) (T 67) lost on 14 Feb 1942 in position 1° 25'S, 105° 00'E.
Sunk at 1845 hours on 14 February 1942 North of Banka Straits in position 01.25'S, 105.00'E by the Japanese light cruiser Yura and the Japanese destroyers Fubuki and Asagiri after being damaged by Japanese aircraft five days previously.
Commands listed for HMS Scorpion (i) (T 67)
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|1||Lt. John Mark Symonds Cox, RN||25 Dec 1938||6 Sep 1939|
|2||Cdr. (retired) Francis William Crowther, DSC, RN||6 Sep 1939||5 Aug 1940|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Leopold Joseph Hegarty, DSC, RNR||5 Aug 1940||26 Jan 1941|
|4||Lt.Cdr. George Christian Ashworth, SSRNVR||26 Jan 1941||14 Feb 1942 (+)|
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Notable events involving Scorpion (i) include:
- ADM 173/16457
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.