RHS Vasilissa Olga
|Launched:||2 Jun, 1938|
|Fate:||lost 26 Sep, 1943|
|Displacement:||1.414 tons tons (surfaced)|
|Length:||97,5 / 9,7 / 2,7 meters|
|Speed:||knots ( km/h) surface |
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|Armament:||four 5 inch guns, four 37mm A/A guns, two quadruple 21 inch T/T.In 1941 the four 5 inch guns as well as the stern T/T were removed and a 3 inch A/A gun, six 20mm guns and a A/S device were added.|
|Powerplant:||34.000 hp, twin propeller|
RHS Vasilissa Olga (D 15), an allied warship in World War II of the Royal Hellenic Navy, was a destroyer of the Vasilefs Georgios class. She was built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland)
Vasilissa Olga escaped to Alexandria in May 1941. She was assigned pennant number H 86 by the British.
Noteable events involving Vasilissa Olga include:
- December 15, 1942: The Italian submarine Uarsciek (620 tons) was sunk south off Malta by the British destroyer HMS Petard and the Greek destroyer Vasilissa Olga.
- January 19, 1943: The British destroyers HMS Pakenham , HMS Nubian and the Greek destroyer Vasilissa Olga intercept and sink the German transport ship Stromboli (475 tons) off the Libyan coast.
- June 2, 1943: The British destroyer HMS Jervis and the Greek destroyer Vasilissa Olga sink the Italian torpedo boat Castore (652 tons) off Cape Spartivento.