HMS Picotee (K63)
HMS Picotee in July 1941
|Career (United Kingdom)|
|Builder:||Harland and Wolff|
|Laid down:||21 March 1940|
|Launched:||19 July 1940|
|Completed:||5 September 1940|
|Commissioned:||5 September 1940|
|Identification:||Pennant number: K63|
|Fate:||Sunk 12 August 1941 by U-568|
|Class & type:||Flower-class corvette|
HMS Picotee was a Flower-class corvette that served in the Royal Navy. She was built at Harland and Wolff, launched on 21 March 1940 and completed on 5 September 1940. Under the command of Lieutenant R.A. Harrison, she was tasked to convoy escort operations in the North Atlantic. She was torpedoed and sunk on the morning of 12 August 1941 by the German submarine U-568. There were no survivors.
- Official Website
- HMS Picotee on the Arnold Hague database at convoyweb.org.uk.
- BBC Peoples War - History of H.M.S Picotee: K63