Monday, 17 December 2012

December 15th - On This Date - RN Submarine Service

1944 XE20 Submarine HMS XE20 completed
1906 C5 Submarine HMS C5 completed
1940 P32 Submarine HMS P32 launched
1945 Token Submarine HMS Token completed
1940 HMS Thunderbolt At 1017 hours the Italian submarine Capitano Tarantini was torpedoed and sunk south-west of the Gironde Estuary near Bordeaux, France.
1941 HMS Torbay HMS Torbay sinks three Greek sailing vessels with gunfire off Cape Methene.
1942 Unruffled HMS Unruffled sinks the Italian merchant Sant'Antioco about 35 nautical miles north-north-west of Cape Bon, Tunisia.
1944 HMS Shalimar HMS Shalimar sinks a Japanese tug and two barges with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
1947 HMS Artful Commissioned for service with the 2nd Submarine Flotilla (at Portland)

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