Allied Warships

RHS Ydra (D 97)

Destroyer of the Kondouriotis class

NavyThe Royal Hellenic Navy
PennantD 97 
Built byCantieri Odero (Sestri Ponente, Italy) 
Laid down 
Launched21 Oct 1931 
Lost22 Apr 1941 

Ydra (Cdr. Pezopoulis) was sunk by German Stuka dive bombers off Piraeus.


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Notable events involving Ydra include:

22 Apr 1941
For a firsthand account of the sinking of the destroyer Hydra by Captain Mezeviris Supreme Destroyer Commander who was onboard Hydra at the time of her sinking, visit this website (offsite link). (1)

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


  1. Personal communication

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