H.M. Submarine Stygian

Medium Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
S Class

Third Group 1942 Programme.

Pennant No.:
P.249
Renamed April 1943

Laid Down:
6th January 1943
Cammell Laird, Birkenhead.

Commissioned:
16th April 1944
Lt. A.G. Chandler, RNR

Commander:
Dec. 1943 - April 1944
Lt. A.G. Chandler, RNR
Apr. 1944
Lt. J.H.M Somerville.
Apr. 1944 - Oct. 1945
Lt. G.S.C. Clarabut DSO.

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

Service Career:
1944
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Holy Loch.
1945
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Trincomalee.
1945
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Fremantle.
1945
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Subic Bay.
1945
Reserve at Portsmouth.

Fate:
Completed Eight 'War Patrols'.

Towed XE3 on 'Operation Source' which resulted in the sinking of the Japanese cruiser Takao at Singapore.

Sold 28th October 1949.