H.M. SUBMARINE SIMOOM    

Medium Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
S Class

Third Group 1940 Programme.

Pennant No.:
P.225 - Renamed January 1943.
P.75 - Renumbered July 1941.

Laid Down:
14th July 1941.
Cammell Laird, Birkenhead.

Commissioned:
30th December 1942.
Lt. C.H. Rankin.

Commander:
Oct. 1942 - Apr. 1943
Lt. C.H. Rankin.
Apr. - Nov. 1943
Lt. G.D.N. Milner DSC.

Complement:
48
5 Officers and 43 Ratings.

Service Career:
1943
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Holy Loch.
1943
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Algiers.

Fate:
Sank the Italian destroyer Gioberti.
Lost in November 1943, possibly mined.