H.M.S. Porpoise (1932)

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H.M.S. Porpoise (1932)
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs
Laid down: 22 Sep, 1931
Launched: 30 Aug, 1932
Commissioned: 11 Mar, 1933
Sunk: 16 Jan, 1945
H.M.S. Porpoise was one of six Grampus Class minelaying submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned on 15 January, 1933 for service with the Fifth Submarine Flotilla.[1] Between October 1935 and July 1937, she she moved to the Second Submarine Flotilla.[2]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 262.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 263.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 262.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 262.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 263.
  6. Uboat.net page on the man.
  7. Uboat.net page on the man.
  8. Uboat.net page on the man.
  9. Uboat.net page on the man.


Grampus Class Minelaying Submarine
  Porpoise Grampus Narwhal  
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