HMS Puckeridge (L108)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Escort destroyer
Class: Hunt (Type II) 
Pennant: L 108 
Built by: J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.) 
Laid down: 1 Jan, 1940 
Launched: 6 Mar, 1941 
Commissioned: 30 Jul, 1941 
Complement: 134
Lost: 6 Sep, 1943 Approx.2015 hours and sank about 40 miles east of Gibraltar in position (c36.06'N, 04.44'W).was hit by two out of the Four  torpedoes fired by the German submarine U-617  (Lt. Cdr. Brandi)  HMS Puckeridge was en route alone taking important messages to Oran. 129 men were rescued and 62 men were lost with the ship. 

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