Allied Warships

HMS Salviking

Salvage vessel of the King Salvor class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSalvage vessel
ClassKing Salvor 
Built byWilliam Simons & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched22 Dec 1942 
Commissioned27 Jan 1943 
Lost14 Feb 1944 
Loss position3° 30'N, 76° 30'E

Torpedoed and sunk on 14 February 1944 by U-168 in the Indian Ocean, south west of Ceylon in position 03º30'N, 76º30'E.


Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 14 Feb 1944 by U-168 (Pich).

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