|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||24 Jul 1925|
|Lost||29 Jan 1942|
|Loss position||32° 07'N, 25° 30'E|
Completed in August 1925.
HMS Sotra (T/Lt. Frederick Roy Linfield, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-431 about 80 nautical miles east of Tobruk, Libya in position 32º07'N, 25º30'E. All hands (22) lost.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Sotra|
Commands listed for HMS Sotra
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|1||T/Lt. John Mortimer Davies, RCNVR||5 Oct 1940||28 Jul 1941|
|2||T/Lt. Frederick Roy Linfield, RNR||28 Jul 1941||29 Jan 1942 (+)|
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Notable events involving Sotra include:
All ships then departed Lindi later the same day. (1)
- ADM 53/113882
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.