H.M. SUBMARINE VORACIOUS     

Voracious Crest

Small Patrol Submarine

 

Type:
V Class



Pennant No.:
P.78
Renamed April 1943.

Laid Down:
26th October 1942.
Armstrong Whitworth, High Walker, Newcastle.

Commissioned:
13th April 1944.
Lt. F.D.G. Challis, DSC.

Commander:
Jan. 1944 - 1945
Lt. F.D.G. Challis, DSC.
May 1945
Lt. D.R. Wilson, DSC, RANVR.
Oct. 1945
Lt. Cdr. R. Westlake RNVR.

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 Colombo to carry out Anti-Submarine Training.

Scrapped at Cochin, India on 19 May 1946.