H.M. SUBMARINE SPARK    

Medium Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
S Class

Third Group 1941 Programme.

Pennant No.:
P.236 - Renamed April 1943.

Laid Down:
10th October 1942
Scott's, Greenock

Commissioned:
28th April 1944
Lt. D.G. Kent.

Commander:
 Feb. 1944 - Nov. 1945
Lt. D.G. Kent.

Complement:
48
5 Officers and 43 Ratings.

Service Career:
 1944
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Holy Loch.
1944
2nd Flotilla, HMS Wolfe, Trincomalee.
1945
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Fremantle.
1945
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Subic.
1945
Reserve.

Fate:
Complted Six 'War Patrols'.

Spark along with Stygian was employed towing x-craft during July and August 1945 from Brunei to Singapore approaches to attack the cruisers Takao and Myoko.

Departed Subic Bay for the UK, August 1945.

Sold 28th October 1949.