ORP Krakowiak  (L115)

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Navy: Polish Navy
Type: Escort destroyer
Class: Hunt (Type II) 
Pennant: L 115 
Built by: J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.) 
Laid down: 5 Dec, 1939 
Launched: 4 Dec, 1940 
Commissioned: 28 May, 1941 
Ordered Former name:was HMS Silverton, but transferred to the Polish Navy before completion.
Returned in September 1946.
Scrapped at Grays in March 1959. 
History: 18 Dec, 1942
ORP Krakowiak picks up 55 survivors from the British merchant Bretwalda that was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-563 about 330 nautical miles west-north-west of Cape Finisterre in position 4435'N, 1628'W.

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