HMS Naiad 1939-1942

The Ship

Torpedoed and sunk 11 March 1942

HMS Naiad, built by Hawthorne Leslie, launched 3/2/1939.

HMS Naiad (Capt. G. Grantham, R.N.) was sunk 11/3/1942 in the Eastern Mediterranean, north of Sidi Barrrani, Egypt in position 32.01N, 26.20E by one torpedo from the German submarine U-565. 82 members of her crew went down with the ship, there were 582 survivors.

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