ORP Dragon (D 46)
Light cruiser of the D class
|Navy||The Polish Navy|
|Built by||Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Greenock, Scotland)|
|Laid down||Jan 1917|
|Launched||29 Dec 1917|
|Commissioned||15 Jan 1943|
|Lost||8 Jul 1944|
This ship was manned by men from the Polish navy from 15 January 1943.
She was damaged 8th July 1944 (37 killed and 14 injured) off the Normandy beaches and expended as breakwater.
|Former name||HMS Dragon|
Commands listed for ORP Dragon (D 46)
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|1||Kmdr Eugeniusz Jozef Stanislaw Plawski, ORP||15 May 1943||12 Jan 1944|
|2||Kmdr por. Stanislaw Tytus Dzienisiewicz, ORP||12 Jan 1944||15 Jul 1944|
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Notable events involving Dragon include:
- ADM 173/19312
- ADM 173/19199
- ADM 173/19121
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.