Allied Warships

HMS King Orry

Armed boarding vessel

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeArmed boarding vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched11 Mar 1913 
Commissioned 1939 
Lost30 May 1940 

Passenger vessel completed in July 1913.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in August 1939.
Displacement: 1877 GRT.
Dimensions: 91.4 x 13.1 feet.
Armament: 1 4" gun, 1 12 pdr AA.
Speed: 21.5 knots.

HMS King Orry (Cdr. Jeffery Elliot, RD, RNR) was sunk by German aircraft off Dunkirk on 30 May 1940.


Commands listed for HMS King Orry

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1Cdr. Jeffery Elliott, RD, RNR5 Sep 193930 May 1940

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