Return to DANFS IndexImage of an anchorReturn to Naval Historical Center homepage
flag banner
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships banner
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER
805 KIDDER BREESE SE -- WASHINGTON NAVY YARD
WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060

Lossie

 

A British name retained; a river in northeastern Scotland which flows into the North Sea.

 

(PG‑108: dp. 1,370; l. 3,01'3"; b. 36'6"; dr. 9'; s. 20 k.; cpl. 140; a. 2 4", 10 20mm., 1 dcp. (h.h.); cl. River)

 

PG‑108 was launched under U.S. Navy contract by Canadian Vickers, Ltd., Montreal, Canada, 30 April 1943 and named HMS Lossie (K‑ 303) upon transfer to the United Kingdom under lend lease 12 August 1943. During the remainder of World War II the “River” class frigate served the Royal Navy in the North Atlantic. She was returned to the custody of the U.S. Navy at Boston, Mass., 28 January 1946. She was ‑ old to Cadio Compania de Navegacion S.A. 13 November 1946 and documented under Panamanian registry as Teti. Sold to Typaldos Brothers 88 Co. Ltd., in 1955 she was renamed Adriatiki and operated under Greek papers out of Piraeus.