Tally-Ho Crest

Large Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
T Class

Third Group

Pennant No.:
P.317 - Renamed February 1943.

P.97 - Renamed July 1941.

Laid Down:
25th March 1942.
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
12th April 1943.
Lt. L.W.A. Bennington DSO*, DSC**.

Commander:
Jan. 1943 - May 1945
Lt. Cdr. L.W.A. Bennington DSO, DSC.
May 1945
Lt. J.P. Fyfe DSC.
Feb. 1948
Lt. T.B.P. Hubbard.
July 1950
Lt. Cdr. K.H. Martin DSC.
Dec. 1952
Lt. Cdr. B.L.D. Rowe DSC*.
Mar. 1955
Lt. Cdr. M.T. Hickie DSC.
1955
Lt. Cdr. A.G. Tait DSC.
Dec. 1957
Lt. T.S. Morrison.
Dec. 1959
Lt. S.S.R. Conway.

Complement:
63-68
5 Officers and 58 Ratings (normally).

Service Career:
1943.
Mediterranean.
1943.
Indian Ocean.
1944.
Indian Ocean.

Fate:
Completed Twelve 'War Patrols'.
Sank the Japanese cruiser KUMA on the 11th January 1944 in the Malacca Straits.

Sank the submarine UIT23 in the Malacca Straits 15th February 1944.

Some other actions:
10th November 1943 - Kisogawa Maru 1914 tons.
15th January 1944 - Ryuko Maru 2962 tons.
21st February 1944 - Daigen Maru No.6 510 tons.
18th May 1944 - Nichivoku Maru.
6th October 1944 - Submarine Chaser No.4 100 tons.
20th November 1944 - Special Minelayer No.4 600 tons.

Scrapped 10th February 1967.