HMS Escort

The Ship

Torpedoed and sunk 8 July 1940

HMS Escort,built by Scotts,launched 29/3/1934.Torpedoed by the Italian submarine MARCONI north of Cyprus,8/7/1940.Foundered 11/7/1940.

On 8 July 1940 HMS Escort was torpedoed in the forward boiler room by the Italian submarine Guglielmo Marconi. She foundered east of Gibraltar while under tow on the 11th.

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