Remembering Today 2/3/42 Stoker 2nd Class:Ralph Laxon Rothwell,2426, Royal New Zealand Navy

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by CL1, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    stolpi likes this.
  2. Peter Clare

    Peter Clare Very Senior Member

    Details of the above loss...

    2 March 1942

    The Japanese cruiser Maya along with the destroyers Arashi and Nowake sink HMS Stronghold whilst withdrawing from Java in an hour long engagement.
     

Share This Page