B a t t l
e H o n o u r s
MALAYA 1944 - KOREA 1953
Per me tutus: 'Safe through me'
Third RN use of this name introduced in 1795 for a cutter and
previously borne by a destroyer built in 1917 and scrapped in
Completed in October 1943 this submarine was deployed briefly in
Home waters before transfer to the Eastern Fleet for service in the
8th Submarine Flotilla based at Colombo.
in July she was carried out patrol duties in the Malacca Strait
where on 17th of the month she intercepted and sank the Japanese
submarine 166 which had previously escaped after an unsuccessful
attack in June by HMS TANTALUS. In August 1944 she was moved to
Fremantle, Australia with the Flotilla and carried out patrol duties
to intercept shipping in the Java Sea. Her patrol duties included
landing of intelligence parties in enemy held territory, one of
which was Operation CARPENTER in October 1944 when she landed an SOE
party in Johore.
which continued until February 1945 when released from the Eastern
Fleet also included coastal areas off Sumatra, Burma and Siam. She
then returned to UK.