Virtue Crest

Small Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
V Class



Pennant No.:
P.75
Renamed April 1943.

Laid Down:
17th February 1943.
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
29th February 1944.
Lt. R.D. Cairns DSC.

Commander:
Dec. 1943 - Aug. 1945
Lt. R.D. Cairns DSC.
Aug. 1945
Lt. I.G. Raikes DSC.

Complement:
37
4 Officers and 33 Ratings.

Service Career:
1944
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Holy Loch.
1944
1st Flotilla, HMS Medway II, Malta.

Fate:
On the disbandment of the 1st Flotilla at Malta she was despatched to Bombay to carry out Anti-Submarine Training.

Scrapped 19th May 1946.