H.M. SUBMARINE USURPER     

Small Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
U Class
Second Group

Pennant No.:
P.56

Laid Down:
19th August 1941
Vickers, Tyne.


Commissioned:
2nd February 1943
Lt. D.R.O. Mott, DSC.

Commander:
Nov. 1942 - Oct. 1943
Lt. D.R.O. Mott, DSC.

Complement:
33
4 Officers, 29 Others.

Service Career:
1943
6th Flotilla, HMS Elfin, Blyth.
1943
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Holy Loch.
1943
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Algiers.

Fate:
Completed One 'War Patrol', she was lost on her second patrol.

Depth Charged and sunk by German anti-submarine vessel UJ2208 off Spezia 3rd October 1943.