HMS Snapdragon (K 10)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Ordered||31 Aug 1939|
|Laid down||27 Sep 1939|
|Launched||3 Sep 1940|
|Commissioned||28 Oct 1940|
|Lost||19 Dec 1942|
|Loss position||32° 18'N, 19° 54'E|
The British corvette HMS Snapdragon (K 10) lost on 19 Dec 1942 in position 32° 18'N, 19° 54'E.
HMS Snapdragon (Cdr. Hugh Crofton Simms, DSO, RN) was sunk by German bombers north-west of Benghazi, Libya in position 32º18'N, 19º54'E.
Commands listed for HMS Snapdragon (K 10)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Edward Campbell Hulton, RN||30 Aug 1940||28 Feb 1941|
|2||T/Lt. Philip Hastings Potter, RNR||28 Feb 1941||30 Sep 1942|
|3||Cdr. Hugh Crofton Simms, DSO, RN||30 Sep 1942||19 Dec 1942|
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Notable events involving Snapdragon include:
- ADM 173/16308
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.