Tuesday, 3 April 2012

April 4th - On This Date - RN Submarine Service

1916 E46 Submarine HMS E46 launched
1942 Stonehenge Submarine HMS Stonehenge laid down
1944 Astute Submarine HMS Astute laid down
1944 Auriga Submarine HMS Auriga laid down
1918 HMS C26 Scuttled at a point 1.5 miles south of Grohara Light, Helingfors, to avoid capture by the Germans after a Peace Treaty was signed between Russia and Germany. The submarine was subsequently salvaged in August 1953
1940 HMS Narwhal HMS Narwhal lays minefield FD 1 (50 mines) in the North Sea.
1944 HMS Ultor HMS Ultor sinks a sailing vessel with gunfire in the Aegean north-east of Monemvasia, Greece.

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