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On This Day - May 26

18861886 - 1923: ArrogantLaunched
1915E11A torpedo from E11 struck the transport ship Stamboul and E11 dived to escape from shore-based artillery. This had been the first attack at Constantinople by an enemy vessel in more than 100 years. The Ell attack caused a major panic in the city.
1916E18E8 sights a group of German warships 25 miles NW of Steinort, E18 just behind E8, manages to blow the bow of the large German destroyer V100, a second torpedoed missed. E18 then escaped and headed off to Memel.
1940DunkirkStart of the evacuation of allied troops from Dunkirk
1943Sportsman (P229)HMS Sportsman fires 6 torpedoes at the French tanker Marguerite Finaly off southern France. The torpedoes however miss the target.
1976Splendid (S106)Ordered from Vickers, Barrow

LossesSubmarine Badges