Springer Crest

Medium Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
S Class

Third Group 1942 Programme.

Pennant No.:
P.268

Laid Down:
8th May 1944
Cammell Laird, Birkenhead.

Commissioned:
2nd August 1945
Lt. J.F. Michell.

Commander:
June - Oct. 1945
Lt. J.F. Michell.
April 1946
Lt. S.S. Brooks DSC.
Aug. 1957
Lt. P.R. Compton-Hall.

Complement:
48
5 Officers and 43 Ratings.
Additional Officer carried in the Far East.

Service Career:
1945
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Holy Loch.
1951 - 1952
5th Flotilla, HMS Dolphin, Gosport.
1952 - 1955
2nd Flotilla/Squadron, HMS Maidstone, Portland.

Fate:
Sold to the Israeli Navy 9th October 1958 and renamed Tanin.
Scrapped 1972.