HMS Picotee (K63)

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HMS Picotee (K63) IWM A 4594.jpg
HMS Picotee in July 1941
United Kingdom
Name: HMS Picotee
Builder: Harland and Wolff
Yard number: 1069[1]
Laid down: 21 March 1940
Launched: 19 July 1940
Completed: 5 September 1940[1]
Commissioned: 5 September 1940
Identification: Pennant number: K63
Fate: Sunk 12 August 1941 by U-568
General characteristics
Class and type: Flower-class corvette
Complement: 66

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.[1] 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 U-568. There were no survivors.


  1. ^ a b c McCluskie, Tom (2013). The Rise and Fall of Harland and Wolff. Stroud: The History Press. p. 148. ISBN 9780752488615. 

Coordinates: 62°N 18°W / 62°N 18°W / 62; -18