Cachalot Crest

Large Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
Porpoise Class

'Attack Submarine' SSK

Pennant No.:
S06

Laid Down:
1st August 1955
Scotts, Greenock.

Commissioned:
1st September 1959
Not known at present.

Commander:
Oct. 1959
Lt. Cdr. P.J. Holloway.
Jan. 1963 - 1966
Lt. Cdr. D. J. D. Strang.
Dec. 1966
Lt. Cdr. A. Buchanan.
Mar. 1969
Lt. Cdr. B.A. Needham.
1974 - 1976
Lt. Cdr. R. S. Wraith.
1976 - 1977
Lt. Cdr. N. J. K. Crews.

Complement:
71
6 Officers and 65 Others.

Service Career:
1959 - 1962
3rd Sqdn, HMS Adamant, Faslane.
1963 - 1965
2nd Sqdn, HMS Adamant, Devonport.
1966 - 1967
Refit
1967 - 1970
7th Sqdn, HMS Forth, Singapore.
1970 - 1971
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1971 - 1972
Refit - Devonport.
1972 - 1977
2nd Sqdn, Devonport.

Fate:
Sold on 12 November 1979 for breaking up at Blyth.