Sickle Crest

Medium Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
S Class

Third Group 1940 Programme.

Pennant No.:
P.224 - Renamed January 1943.
ex P.224 - Renumbered July 1941.
P.74

Laid Down:
8th May 1941.
Cammell Laird, Birkenhead.

Commissioned:
1st December 1942.
Not known at present.

Commander:
 Oct. 1942 - June 1944
Lt. J.R. Drummond DSO DSC.

Complement:
48
5 Officers and 43 Ratings.

Service Career:
1943
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Algiers.
1943
1st Flotilla, Beirut.
1944
1st Flotilla, HMS Medway II, Malta.

Fate:
Sank U.303 21st May 1943.

Probably sunk by mine in the Aegean 16th June 1944.