Otter Crest

Large Patrol Submarine

 


Type:
Oberon Class

'Attack Submarine' SSK

Pennant No.:
S15

Laid Down:
14th January 1960.
Scotts, Greenock.

Commissioned:
20th August 1962.
Lt. Cdr. N. Gilbert.

Commander:
1962 - 1963
Lt. Cdr. N. Gilbert.
Oct. 1963
Lt. Cdr. R.J.F. Turner.
June 1966
Lt. Cdr. S.S.R. Conway.
Oct. 1969
Lt. Cdr. I.D.G. MacDougall.
1975 - 1977
Lt. D. Conley.
1977 - 1979
Lt. Cdr. T. J. Austin.
1980 - 1982
Lt. Cdr. P. Walker.
1986 - 1988
Lt. Cdr. S. Ramm.

Complement:
71
6 Officers and 65 Others.

Service Career:
1962 - 1965
2nd Sqdn, HMS Forth/Adamant, Devonport.
1967 - 1971
3rd Sqdn, HMS Maidstone, Faslane.
1971 - 1972
Refit - Birkenhead.
1972 - 1977
3rd Sqdn, Faslane.
1977 - 1980
Refit - Portsmouth.
1980 - 1984
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1987 - 1991
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.

Fate:
Decommissioned 31st July 1991.
Scrapped at Pounds yard of Portsmouth by European Metal Recycling in April 1992. Parts from the Otter were sold to Chile for use on their O boats.