Otus Crest

Early Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
Odin Class


Pennant No.:
92.P
N.92

Laid Down:
31st May 1927.
Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
5th July 1929.
Lt. Cdr. T.B. Brunton.

Commander:
Nov. 1928 - Feb. 1931
Lt. Cdr. T.B. Brunton.
Aug. 1931
Lt. Cdr. G.H.F. Owles.
Mar. 1933
Lt. Cdr. E.R.C. MacVicker.
Feb. - Apr. 1935
Lt. Cdr. J.E. Broome.
Apr. 1935 - Feb. 1937
Lt. Cdr. G.B.H. Fawkes.
May. 1937 - June 1939
Lt. Cdr. R.M.G. Gambier.
June 1939 - Apr. 1941
Lt. Cdr. E.C.F. Nicolay.
Apr. - May 1941
Lt. J.F.B. Brown.
May 1941 - Apr. 1942
Lt. R.M. Favell.
Apr. 1942
Lt. R.J. Clutterbuck.
Apr. 1942 - Apr. 1943
Lt. R.W. Lister RNR.
Apr. 1943
T/Lt. P.S. Parmenter RNR
June - July 1943
Lt. Cdr. W.N. Eade RNR.
Jul. 1943
Lt. H.R.B. Newton.
July - Sept. 1943
Lt. R.H.H. Brunner.
Sept. 1943 - June??? 1945
Lt. M.J.L. Duff DSC.

Complement:
56
5 Officers and 51 Ratings.

Service Career:
1929-1930
Portsmouth
1930-1939
4th Flotilla, HMS Titania, Hong Kong.
Sept. 1939
4th Flotilla, HMS Medway, Singapore.
Nov. 1939
8th Flotilla, East Indies.
1940
1st Flotilla, HMS Medway, Detached Malta.
1941
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Gibraltar.
1942
1st Flotilla, HMS Medway, Alexandria.
1944
Anti-Submarine Training, Simonstown.

Fate:
Completed twelve 'War Patrols' including storage (Magic Carpet) runs.

Sold and scuttled in South Africa May 1946/1949.

It should be noted that although some boats were attached to H.M.S. Medway at Singapore, they often operated in a detached mode covering the China Station such as Hong Kong and even to the point of patrolling the Siberian Coast.