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Rover (N62)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: R2
Fate: Sold in July 1946 and scrapped at Durban.
Eex 62R Served in Chinese waters until being sent to the Mediterranean in 1940. In 1943 returned to the Far East for training duties.

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Events

24-07-1929 : Laid Down
11-06-1930 : Launched
29-01-1931 : Completed
07-01-1941 : HMS Rover attacks the Italian merchant Edda with four torpedoes about 15 nautical miles west-north-west of Tobruk, Libya. All torpedoes missed and Rover was damaged by depth charges from the Italian torpedo boats Clio und Castore.
14-02-1941 : HMS Rover torpedoes and damages the Italian tanker Cesco about 17 nautical miles south-east of Capo Rizzuto.


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