Truculent Crest

Large Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
T Class

Third Group

Pennant No.:
P.315 - Renamed January 1943.

P.95 - Renumbered July 1941

Laid Down:
4th December 1941
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
31st December 1942
Lt. R.L. Alexander.

Commander:
Nov. 1942 - Nov. 1944
Lt. R.L. Alexander.
1944
Lt. P.M. Murray-Jones.
Nov. 1944 - 1946
Lt. E.C. Croswell DSC.
July 1948 - June 1949
Lt. A.T. Chalmers DSC, MID.

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

Service Career:
1943.
3rd Flotilla, Holy Loch.
1943.
4th Flotilla, Colombo.
1944.
4th Flotilla, Trincomalee.

Fate:
Completed Eleven 'War Patrols'.

Sunk in collision with the Swedish tanker Dvina off the Nore 12th January 1950.
Salvaged 14th March 1950 and sold 8th May 1950.