Monday, 17 December 2012

December 16th - On This Date - RN Submarine Service

1912 E12 Submarine HMS E12 laid down
1912 E13 Submarine HMS E13 laid down
1916 K5 Submarine HMS K5 launched
1919 H52 Submarine HMS H52 completed
1942 Dzik Submarine HMS Dzik completed
2010 Ambush Submarine HMS Ambush launched
1940 HMS Tribune HMS Tribune attacks the German tanker Karibisches Meer in the Bay of Biscay east of Ile de Yeu, France. All torpedoes missed.
1940 HMS Truant HMS Truant torpedoes and sinks the Italian tanker Bonzo east of Punta Stilo.
1944 HMS Stoic HMS Stoic torpedoes and sinks the Japanese auxiliary gunboat Shoei Maru west of Sunda Strait.
1944 HMS Thule HMS Thule lays 12 mines off Terutan Island.
1957 Thorough HMS Thorough returns to Dolphin after completing the first circumnavigation by a submarine.
2004 HMS Vanguard HMS Vanguard begins post-refit sea trials at Devonport

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