Talisman Crest

Large Patrol Submarine

 


Type:
Triton Class



Pennant No.:
78.T - Renumbered 1939.
78.N - Renumbered 1940.
N.78

Laid Down:
27th September 1938
Cammell Laird, Birkenhead.

Commissioned:
29th June 1940
Lt. Cdr. P. S. Francis.

Commander:
Mar. 1940 - Feb. 1941
Lt. Cdr. P. S. Francis.
Mar. 1941 - Sept. 1942
Lt. Michael Willmott DSO.

Complement:
56 Peacetime.
62 Wartime.
5 Officers and 51 Ratings Peacetime
6 Officers and 56 Ratings Wartime.

Service Career:
1940
Home Station.
1941.
Home Station.
1941.
Mediterranean.
1942.
Mediterranean.

Fate:
Lost by unknown cause (probably mined) in the Sicilian Channel 17th September 1942.