Wednesday, 15 May 2013

RN Submarines - May 15th

1943 Verve Submarine HMS Verve laid down
1918 L5 Submarine HMS L5 completed
1919 L18 Submarine HMS L18 completed
1933 Clyde Submarine HMS Clyde laid down
1944 Upshot Submarine HMS Upshot completed
1960 Otter Submarine HMS Otter launched
1968 Courageous Submarine HMS Courageous laid down
1943 HMS Sickle HMS Sickle torpedoes and sinks the German auxiliary submarine chaser UJ-2213/Heureux south of Nice, southern France.
1943 HMS Rorqual HMS Rorqual lays 50 mines off Punta Stilo, Calabria, Italy.
1944 HMS Ultor HMS Ultor attacks and damages a French fishing vessel with gunfire off Cape Camarat, southern France.
1945 HMS Statesman HMS Statesman sinks a Japanese coaster with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
1945 HMS Tiptoe HMS Tiptoe sinks a Japanese coaster with gunfire of Sumbawa Island, Netherlands East Indies.
1945 Clyde HMS Clyde sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire of the west coast of Siam.
Thanks to - Barrow Submarine Association

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