H.M. SUBMARINE SARACEN     

Medium Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
S Class

Third Group 1939 Programme.

Pennant No.:
P.213 - Renumbered - July 1941
P.247 - and again in 1942.
P.63 - Renamed January 1943.

Laid Down:
16th July 1940.
Cammell Laird, Birkenhead.

Commissioned:
27th June 1942.
Lt. M. Lumby.

Commander:
1942
Lt. M. Lumby.

Complement:
48
5 Officers and 43 Ratings.

Service Career:
1942
8th Flotilla, HMS Maistone, Gibraltar.
1943
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Algiers.

Fate:
Sank the U335 on 3rd August 1942 during her work up patrol.
Sank the Italian submarine Granito 9th November 1942, off Capo San Vito, Sicily.
Sank the steamer Tripoli 6th July 1943, off the island of Monte Cristo
Sank the German steamer Tell, details not known.

Sank by the Italian Corvettes Minverva and Euterpe, 14th August 1943.