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Aurochs (P426)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: A2
Fate: Scrapped in February 1967 at Troon.
Aurochs with snort and bandstand
Developing 4300hp, two Admiralty diesel engines propel HMS Aurochs through a calm sea

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Only one of Amphion Class not converted.


21-06-1944 : Laid Down
08-07-1945 : Launched
07-02-1947 : Completed
02-07-1947 : Aurochs was involved in a collision.
10-09-1952 : There was a fatal runaccident on the Aurochs while docked in County Cork
17-05-1958 : Aurochs was patrolling the Molucca Sea off Indonesia when an unidentified aircraft machine-gunned her. No casualties or damage were sustained. President Sukarno's Indonesian government told the UK Government that its armed forces had not made the attack. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office stated that it accepted the assurance and assumed that North Celebes insurgents had carried out the attack.


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