Syrtis Crest
Medium Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
S Class

Third Group 1941 Programme.

Pennant No.:
P.241 - Renamed February 1943.

Laid Down:
14th October 1941
Cammell Laird, Birkenhead.
Commissioned:
23rd April 1943
Lt. M.H. Jupp DSC.

Commander:
Mar. 1943 - 1944
Lt. M.H. Jupp DSC.

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

Service Career:
1943
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Holy Loch.
Fate:
Completed Six War Patrols, she was lost on her seventh patrol in the Bodo area, believed to have been mined.

Syrties towed one of the X-Craft (X-9) on the raid (Operation Source) on Tirpitz.  During the passage the tow parted and X-9 was never seen again.

Lost with all hands on or around 28th March 1944.