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Triton Class (1938) SS 
Ships

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Taku

38T, 38N, N38

03-Oct-1940 Nov-1946 Sold and scrapped Nov-1946, South Wales.

Talisman

78T, 78N, N38

29-Jun-1940 17-Sep-1942 Presumed mined south of Sicily 17-Sep-1942, with loss of all crew.

Tarpon

17T, 17N, N17

08-Ma-1940 14-Apr-1940 Sunk by armed German Trawler M6, North Sea, 14-Apr-1940.

Tetrarch

77T, 77N, N77

15-Feb-1940 27-Oct-1941 Believed mined off Capo Granditola, Sicily, 27-Oct-1941.

Thetis

11T

Apr-1940 14-Mar-1943 Foundered on acceptance trials, Mersey Bay 01-Jun-1939. 99 crew lost, 4 survivors. Raised Nov-1939. Re-commissioned as Thunderbolt. Sunk by Italian Corvette Cicogna off Cape St Vito, Sicily 14-Mar-1943. 

Thistle

24T, 24N, N24

04-Jul-1939 10-Apr-1940 Torpedoed and sunk by U4 off Utsira, Norway, 10-Apr-1940, with los of all crew.

Thunderbolt

(11T), 25N, N25

Apr-1940 14-Mar-1943 (Ex-Thetis). Foundered on acceptance trials, Mersey Bay 01-Jun-1939. 99 crew lost, 4 survivors. Raised Nov-1939. Re-commissioned as Thunderbolt. Sunk by Italian Corvette Cicogna off Cape St Vito, Sicily 14-Mar-1943. 

Tigris

63T, 63N, N63

20-Jun-1940 27-Feb-1943 Believed depth charged and sunk by German convoy escort off Capri, 27-Feb-1943, with loss of all crew.

Torbay

79T, 79N, N79

14-Jan-1941 19-Dec-1945 Scrapped 19-Dec-1945.

Triad

53T, 53N, N53

16-Sep-1939 15-Oct-1940 Sunk by Italian submarine Enrico Toti, 15-Oct-1940, Gulf of Tunis.

Tribune

76T, 76N, N76

17-Oct-1939 Jul-1947 Sold for scrap Jul-1947.

Trident

52T, 52N, N52

01-Oct-1939 Feb-1946 Sold for scrap 17-Feb-1946, Newport.

Triton

15t, 15N, N15

09-Nov-1938 18-Dec-1940 Sunk by Italian Torpedo Boat Clio South Adriatic 18-Dec-1940.

Triumph

18T, 18N, N18

02-May-1939 31-Dec-1941 Believed mined South Aegean Sea, about 31-Dec-1941.

Truant

68T, 68N, N68

31-Oct-1938 19-Dec-1945 Sold 19-Dec-1945. Wrecked en route to breakers at Normandy 09-Dec-1946.

Tuna

94T, 94N, N94

01-Aug-1940 1946 Scrapped 24-Jun-1946.
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Tempest

N86

06-Dec-1941 12-Feb-1942 Depth charged, damaged, and sunk by Italian Destroyer Circe, 12-Feb-1942.

Thorn

N11

26-Aug-1941 07-Aug-1942 Depth charged and believed sunk by Italian torpedo boat Pegaso 07-Aug-1942.

Thrasher

N37

14-May-1941 1947 Scrapped 09-Mar-1947.

Traveller

N48

10-Apr-1942 04-Dec-1942 Probably mined Gulf of Taranto about 04-Dec-1942. Loss of all crew.

Trooper

N91

29-Aug-1942 10-Oct-1943 Believed mined, Aegean Sea 10-Oct-1943, with loss of all crew.

Trusty

N45

30-Jul-1941 1947 Scraped Milford Haven, Jul-1947.

Turbulent

N98

29-Jun-1940 10-Mar-1942 Probably mined off Maddalena, Sardinia 14-Mar-1943 with loss of all crew..
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P311

P311

07-Aug-1942 02-Jan-1943 (Was to be named Tutankhamen). Presumed mined near Sardinia about 02-Jan-1943, with loss of all crew.

Tabard

P342, S42

25-Jun-1946 1974 Rebuilt 1950/51. Refitted Sydney and recommissioned Royal Australian Navy 27-Mar-1962. Returned as display boat at Gosport 1968. Scrapped 14-Mar-1974.

Taciturn

P334, S34

08-Oct-1944 1971 Rebuilt 1950-51. Recommissioned 12-Mar-1951. Scrapped 1971.

Tactician

P314, S34, S74

29-Nov-1942 1963 Sold and scrapped at Newport 06-Dec-1963.

Talent

P322

04-Dec-1943 1962 (Ex-P322). Sold to Royal Netherlands Navy 23-Mar-1943. Commissioned as Zwaardvisch 23-Nov-1943. Renamed Zwaardvis 1950. Decommissioned 11-Dec-1962. Scrapped Antwerp 12-Jul-1963.

Talent (2)

P343

    Cancelled 1944.

Talent (3)

P337, S37

27-Jul-1945 Dec-1966 (Ex-Tasman, P337). Modernised and streamlined. Renamed Talent Apr-1945. Paid off Dec-1966. Sold scrapped at Troon 28-Feb-1970.

Tally Ho

P317, S87

12-Apr-1943 1967 Scrapped 10-Feb-1967.

Tantalus

P318

02-Jun-1943 1950 (Ex-P98, P318) Scrapped Nov-1950.

Tantivy

P319

25-Jul-1943 1951 (Ex-P99, P319). Sunk as target, Cromarty Firth 1951.

Tapir

P335, S35

30-Dec-1944 Feb-1966 (Ex-P335). Loaned to Royal Netherlands Navy 18-Jun-1948 to 16-Jul-1953 as Zeehond. Modernised and streamlined 16-Dec-1953. Scrapped Feb-1966.

Tarn

P336

07-Apr-1945 28-Mar-1945 (Ex-P336). Transferred to Royal Netherlands Navy, recommissioned as Tijgerhaai 28-Mar-1945. Streamlined 1961-62. Decommissioned 29-Sep-1964 Sold 05-Nov-1965. 

Taurus

P313, P339

03-Nov-1942 04-Aug-1948 (Ex-P93, P313). Loaned to Royal Netherlands Navy 04-Aug-1948. Renamed Dolfijn, 07-Dec-1953. Scrapped Apr-1960. 

Telemachus

P321, S21

25-Oct-1943 1961 (Ex-P321). Scrapped Charlestown, Fife, Aug-1961.

Templar

P316

15-Feb-1943 1950 Sunk as target, Lock Striven, 1950. Raised Apr-1958, scrapped 17-Jul-1959.

Teredo

P33, S38

25-Jun-1946 1965 (Ex-P338). Modernised and streamlined. Scrapped 05-Jun-1965.

Terrapin

P323

21-Jan-1944 19-May-1945 (Ex-P323). Declared constructive loss after being depth charged by Japanese 19-May-1945 and badly damaged. Last RN submarine casualty of WW2. Scrapped Jun-1946. 

Theban

P341

    Cancelled 1944.

Thermopylae

P355, S55

05-Dec-1945 1970 Rebuilt 1950-51. Scuttled in Loch Striven, raised as a training exercise. Scrapped Jul-1970.

Thor

P349

    Cancelled 1945.

Thorough

P334, S24

01-Mar-1944 29-Jun-1961 Scrapped 29-Jun-1961.

Threat

P344

    Cancelled 1944.

Thule

P325, S25

13-May-1944 18-Nov-1962 (Ex-P325). Damaged in collision with RFA Black Ranger , English Channel, 18-Nov-1960. Scrapped 14-Sep-1962.

Tiara

P351

    Cancelled 1945.

Tiptoe

P332, S32

12-Apr-1944 29-Aug-1969 Rebuilt 1950-51. Last of 'T' Class to be paid off. Scrapped 1975.

Tireless

P327, S77

18-Apr-1945 1968 Modernised and streamlined. Scrapped Nov-1968.

Token

P328, S28

15-Dec-1945 1970 (Ex-P238). Modernised and streamlined. Sold and scrapped at Portsmouth Mar-1970.

Totem

P352, S52

09-Jan-1945 10-Nov-1967 Rebuilt 1950-51. Sold to Israeli Navy , recommissioned as Dakur 10-Nov-1967. Lost 500km NW of Israeli coast 26-Jan-1968. Possible collision with merchant ship. 69 crew lost.

Tradewind

P329, S29

18-Oct-1943 1955 (Ex-P239). Scrapped 14-Dec-1955.

Trenchant

P331, S31

26-Feb-1944 1963 (Ex-P331) Scrapped 23-Jul-1963.

Trespasser

P312, S12

25-Sep-1942 1961 (Ex-P92, P312). Scrapped 26-Sep-1961.

Truculent

P315

31-Dec-1942 12-Jan-1950 (Ex-P95, P315). Sank after collision with Swedish tanker Divina, Thames Estuary, 12-Jan-1950. 15 killed, 58 survivors. Raised 14-Mar-1950, sold for scrap 12-May-1950.

Trump

P333, S33

08-Jul-1944 Aug-1971 Rebuilt 1950-51. Scrapped Aug-1971.

Truncheon

P353, S53

25-May-1945 09-Jan-1968 Rebuilt 1950-51. Sold to Israeli Navy, recommissioned as Dolphin 09-Jan-1968. Decommissioned Aug-1975. Used as pier Sinai coast. 

Tudor

P326, S126

16-Jan-1944 1963 (Ex-P326). Scrapped 23-Jul-1963.

Turpin

P354, S54

18-Dec-1944 19-May-1967 Rebuilt 1950-51. Sold to Israeli Navy as Leviathan, 19-May-1967. Sunk in torpedo trials as target Dec-1973.

Typhoon

 

    Not Ordered.
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This page last edited - 09 January, 2013.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.