ORP Kujawiak (L 72)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type II) class
|Navy||The Polish Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type II)|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.): Parsons|
|Ordered||4 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||22 Nov 1939|
|Launched||30 Oct 1940|
|Commissioned||17 Jun 1941|
|Lost||16 Jun 1942|
Ordered as HMS Oakley. Loaned to the Polish Navy before completion on 30 May 1941.
ORP Kujawiak (Kapitan Marynarki Ludwik Lichodziejewski, ORP) was mined and sunk off Malta (25 killed).
|Former name||HMS Oakley (i)|
Commands listed for ORP Kujawiak (L 72)
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|1||Kpt. mar. Ludwik Lichodziejewski, ORP||30 May 1941||16 Jun 1942|
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Notable events involving Kujawiak include:
23 Jul 1941
HrMs O 14 (Lt.Cdr. G. Quint, RNN(R)) conducted A/S exercises at / off Scapa Flow with HMS Antelope (Lt.Cdr. R.B.N. Hicks, DSO, RN), ORP Kujawiak (Lt.Cdr. L. Lichodziejewski, ORP), HMS Davyk (Skr. C.A. Grimmer, RNR) and (the drifter) HMS Craigroy. (1)
- File 2.12.03.6387 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)