Medium Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
S Class

Third Group 1941 Programme.

Pennant No.:
P.234 - Renamed February 1943.

Laid Down:
15th April 1942
Cammell Laird, Birkenhead.

Commissioned:
9th October 1943
Lt. R.L. Willoughby RNR.

Commander:
July 1943 - Mar. 1944
Lt. R.L. Willoughby RNR.
Mar. - Aug. 1944
Lt. C.R. Pelly DSC.
Aug. 1944
Lt. R.H.H. Brunner.
Aug. - Oct. 1944
Lt. A.R. Profit DSC.
Oct. - Nov. 1944
Lt. C.R. Pelly DSC.

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

Service Career:
1943
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Holy Loch.
1944
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Trincomalee.

Fate:
Completed 5 War Patrols, she was lost on her 6th.

Depth-charged and sank by the Japanesese CH-35 on the 22nd November 1944.