B a t t l
e H o n o u r s
1915 - BELGIAN COAST 1916 - NORMANDY 1944 - OKINAWA
(last two awarded to the 1943
Seventh time of use by RN when given to this submarine on
launch in 1940. It was introduced in 1794 for a 5th Class and last borne by
a 1914 built cruiser sold in 1923.
in March 1941 deployed off Norway and then carried out patrol off Brest to report
movements of German warships before going to the Mediterranean for
service in the 10th Submarine Flotilla. She carried out her first
patrol from Malta at the beginning of May 1941 and was deployed off
Tripoli. An attack carried out by Italian warships and aircraft
preparing for departure of a convoy to Trapani on 12th May is
believed to have caused the sinking of this submarine, but is not
certain. Although credited to the torpedo boat PEGASO it is also
believed possible that she was sunk by a mine. The Commanding
Officer was Lieutenant J L Livesay RN.
An destroyer built in 1943 was given this
name for the eighth time.