HMS Pathfinder (G10)

Casualty List


Navy: Destroyer
Type: Royal Navy
Class: P Class
Pennant: G 10 
Built by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Laid down: 5 Mar, 1940 
Launched: 10 Apr, 1941 
Commissioned: 13 Apr, 1942 
Complement: 176
End service: 11 February 1945 Declared a constructive total loss after being damaged by bombs from Japanese aircraft off Ramree Island. Finally scrapped in November 1948 at Milford Haven.

12 Aug, 1942
The Italian submarine Cobalto was rammed and sunk off Bizerta, Tunisia after being forced to surface after being depth charged by the british destroyers HMS Ithuriel and HMS Pathfinder. It was Ithuriel that rammed the submarine.

3 Sep, 1942
The German submarine U-162 was sunk in the Caribbean Sea near Trinidad, in position 12.21N, 59.29W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Vimy, HMS Pathfinder and HMS Quentin.

25 Apr, 1943
The German submarine U-203 was sunk south of Cape Farewell, Greenland, in position 55.05N, 42.25W, by depth charges from Swordfish aircraft off the British escort carrier HMS Biter (Sqdn 811/L) and by the British destroyer HMS Pathfinder.

Former name: HMS Onslaught

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