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HMS Camito

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HMS Camito (F 77), Ocean boarding vessel, Tonnage 6,833 tons

Completed 1915 - A. Stephen and Sons Ltd, Linthouse, Glasgow

At 02.40 hours on 6 May 1941, HMS Camito (F 77) was hit aft of amidships by one torpedo from U-97 west-southwest of Cape Clear. Six officers and 22 ratings were lost. The survivors of both ships were picked up by HMS Orchis (K 76) (Lt H. Vernon, RNR) and landed at Greenock.

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