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Small Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
U Class
Second Group

Pennant No.:
P.65

Laid Down:
17th March 1942
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.


Commissioned:
3rd April 1943
Lt. P.C. Chapman DSC*.

Commander:
Dec. 1942 - 1944
Lt. P.C. Chapman DSC*.
Jan. - Mar. 1945
Lt. I.R. Menzies RNVR.

Complement:
33
4 Officers, 29 Others.

Service Career:
1943
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Holy Loch.
1943
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Algiers.
1943
10th Flotilla, HMS Talbot, Malta.
1944
10th Flotilla, HMS Talbot, Maddalena.
1945
Refitting at Blyth.
1945
1st Flotilla, Malta.

Fate:
Completed Twelve 'War Patrols'.

Loaned to the Greek Navy 9th August 1945 to 1952 and was renamed Amfitriti.
Sunk as Anti-submarine target off the Isle of Wight on 29 July 1957.