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1941 (July) cover SCOTLAND to 'c/o GPO London, ORP "Kujawiak". Polish Navy

1941 (July) cover SCOTLAND to 'c/o GPO London, ORP "Kujawiak". Polish Navy
1941 (July) cover SCOTLAND to 'George Mieszkowski, c/o GPO London, ORP "Kujawiak" of the Polish Navy Was a British Type II Hunt-class destroyer escort, formerly named HMS OAKLEY. Commissioned: June 1941. 18 June 1941 came under attack by German aircraft whilst on passage from Tyne to Scapa Flow to work-up for operational service with ships of Home Fleet. Fire from the aircraft hit the 4-inch ready-use ammunition which exploded causing one fatal casualty. 9 July 1941 escorted aircraft carrier Victorious. 25 July 1941 she joined the 15th Destroyer Flotilla based at Plymouth for local convoy escort and patrol duties. 16 June 1942, Sunk by mine near Malta. Ref: 309-148.
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Item Code 309-148
 
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