Opportune Crest

Large Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
Oberon Class

'Attack Submarine' SSK

Pennant No.:
S20

Laid Down:
26th October 1962.
Scotts, Greenock.

Commissioned:
29th December 1964.
Not known at present.

Commander:
1964 - 1966
Lt. Cdr. E. Cleland.
1976 - 1977
Lt. J. F. Perowne.
1978 - 1979
Lt. Cdr. A. F. M. Taylor.
1983 - 1985
Lt. Cdr. T. P. McClement.
1985
Lt. Cdr. D. Southcott.

Complement:
71
6 Officers and 65 Others.

Service Career:
1964 - 1966
2nd Sqdn, HMS Adamant, Devonport.
1966 - 1967
3rd Sqdn, HMS Maidstone, Faslane.
1967 - 1969
Refit.
1969 - 1973
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1974 - 1976
Refit - Devonport.
1976 - 1981
2nd Sqdn, Devonport.
1983 - 1988
1st Sqdn, Gosport.
1990 - 1993
1st Sqdn, Gosport.

Fate:
Decommissioned 2nd June 1993.