Finwhale Crest

Large Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
Porpoise Class

'Attack Submarine' SSK

Pennant No.:
S05

Laid Down:
15th September 1956.
Cammell Llaird, Birkenhead.

Commissioned:
19th August 1960.
Not known at present.

Commander:
Apr. 1964
Lt. Cdr. J.M. Osborne.
1965 - 1966
Lt. Cdr. C. J. Ringrose-Voase.
Jan. 1968
Lt. Cdr. F.D. Lowe.
Oct. 1969 - 1971
Lt. Cdr. J. F. T. Sam Salt.

Complement:
71
6 Officers and 65 Others.

Service Career:
1960 - 1963
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1967 - 1968
Refit - Portsmouth.
1970 - 1972
7th Sqdn, HMS Forth, Singapore.
1972 - 1975
Refit - Portsmouth.
1975 - 1978
1st Sqdn, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.

Fate:
From 1979 to 1987 employed as training boat.
Scrapped 1988.