Otus Crest

Large Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
Oberon Class

'Attack Submarine' SSK

Pennant No.:
S18

Laid Down:
31st May 1961.
Scotts, Greenock.

Commissioned:
5th October 1963.
Lt. Cdr. G. R. King.

Commander:
Jan. 1963 - 1965
Lt. Cdr. G. R. King.
1965 - 1967
Lt. Cdr. A. D. Turvill.
Nov. 1967 - 1969
Lt. Cdr. J. H. Pargiter.
May 1969 - 1970
Lt. Cdr. G. Biggs.
1970 - 1972
Lt. Cdr. B. Carr.
1973 - 1975
Lt. Cdr. H. K. P. Mitchell.
1976
Lt. Cdr. B. R. Coward.
1976 - 1977
Lt. Cdr. N.D.V. Robertson.
1979 - 1981
Lt. Cdr. A. J. Nicholl.
1981 - 1982
Lt. Cdr. F. Hiscock.
1982 - 1984
Lt. Cdr. F. E. Powell.
1986 - 1987
Lt. Cdr. S. M. Turner.
1987 - 1988
Lt. Cdr. J. Cutt.
1988 - 1989
Lt. Cdr. N. Wallace RAN.
1990 - 1991
Lt. Cdr. P. B. Mathias.

Complement:
71
6 Officers and 65 Others.

Service Career:
1963 - 1966
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1967 - 1971
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1971 - 1973
Refit - Devonport.
1973 - 1978
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1978 - 1979
Refit - Rosyth.
1979 - 1984
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1986 - 1990
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.

Fate:
Decommissioned 1991.
Sold for scrap to Pounds.

H.M. Submarine Otus is now on display in Germany having been purchased from Pounds.

You can view an up to date image of her.