Opossum Crest

Large Patrol Submarine

 


Type:
Oberon Class

'Attack Submarine' SSK

Pennant No.:
S19

Laid Down:
21st December 1961.
Cammell Llaird, Birkenhead.

Commissioned:
5th June 1964.
Lt.Cdr. W. L Owen.

Commander:
Dec. 1963
Lt.Cdr. W. L Owen.
1965 
Lt.Cdr. B. R Trussler.
Jan. 1968
Lt.Cdr. M. J Osborne.
Nov. 1969 - 1971
Lt.Cdr. R. C Meyrick.
1971
Lt.Cdr. J. J. S Daniel.
1974
Lt.Cdr. M. C Boyce.
1975
Lt.Cdr. J. McLees.
1976
Lt.Cdr. C. L Wreford-Brown.
1977
Lt. A. M Poulter.
1979
Lt. T. J Austin.
1980
Lt.Cdr. E. R Ruscombe-King.
????  
Lt.Cdr. D. R Charlton.
????
Lt. Cdr. J. Boyd.
1987 - 1989
Lt. Cdr. T. R. Herman.
1989 - 1991
Lt. Cdr. S. Upright.

Complement:
71
6 Officers and 65 Others.

Service Career:
1964 - 1967
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1968 - 1972
3rd Sqdn, Faslane
1972 - 1973
Refit - Chatham.
1973 - 1976
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1976 - 1978
Refit - Devonport.
1978 - 1979
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1979 - 1981
Refit - Portsmouth.
1981 - 1986
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1988 - 1993
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.

Fate:
Decommissioned August 1993.
2001 at Pounds Breakers Yard.

Thanks to Tom Herman for CO's update.