Sunday, 29 July 2012

July 29th - On This Date - RN Submarine Service

1913 E17 Submarine HMS E17 laid down
1941 Ultimatum Submarine HMS Ultimatum completed
1942 Tactician Submarine HMS Tactician launched
1588 Spanish Armada English fleet defeats Spanish Armada
1940 HMS Sealion HMS Sealion attacks the German submarine U-62 with torpedoes (that miss) and then with gunfire south-west of Stavanger, Norway.
1940 HMS Porpoise HMS Porpoise lays minefield FD 23 (50 mines) off southern Norway.
1941 HMS Olympus HMS Olympus is damaged by a near miss from an Italian aircraft east of Isola dei Cavoli, Italy.
1943 HMS Trooper Italian submarine Pietro Micca was torpedoed and sunk at the entrance to Adriatic, in the Strait of Otranto by the British HMS Trooper
1944 HMS Virtue HMS Virtue attacks a German sailing vessel with torpedoes and gunfire 13 nautical miles south-south-west of Milos but the vessel escapes.
1945 HMS Sea Dog HMS Seadog sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with demolition charges in the Strait of Malacca.
1945 HMS Tudor HMS Tudor sinks a Japanese coaster with gunfire in the Java Sea.
1957 HMS Upstart Used as a target and sunk

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