Rover (N62)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: R2
Fate: Sold in July 1946 and scrapped at Durban.

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Ex 62R Served in Chinese waters until being sent to the Mediterranean in 1940. In 1943 returned to the Far East for training duties.


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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