HMS Quail (G45)
|Built by:||Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Laid down:||30 Sep, 1940|
|Launched:||1 Jun, 1942|
|Commissioned:||7 Jan, 1943|
|Lost:||18 Jun, 1944 Damaged by a mines laid by U-453 (Lt.Cdr. Frhr.v.Schlippenbach), sank while on tow from Bari to Taranto, Italy.|
5 Jun, 2002
An Italian diver team, led by Claudia Serpieri, found the wreck of HMS Quail and filmed it. The ship lies at a depth of 90 meters. All the checkings made thereafter matched with HMS Quail.