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On This Day - August 22

1914D5Attacked and fired two torpedoes at the German Cruiser Rostock, no damage was caused.
1916E16E16 was last sighted thirty-five miles east of Yarmouth by HMS E38. E38 later observed a group of warships moving north, in the vicinity of Terschelling, Splashes were seen near to one of the warships which may have been depth charges exploding. Reports of enemy vessels attacking a periscope on the 22nd August may have been against E16.
1929Pandora (N42)Launched
1935Sunfish (N81)Laid Down
1941Trident (N52)HMS Trident torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Ostpreuaen in the Kvaenangenfjord, Norway.
1941Upholder (N99)HMS Upholder torpedoes and sinks the German transport Lussin about 2 nautical miles north-west of Cape San Vito, Sicily, Italy.
1941P48Laid Down
1944Satyr (P214)HMS Satyr fires six torpedoes against a German convoy off Egersund, Norway. All torpedoes fired missed their targets.
1944Statesman (P246)HMS Statesman torpedoes and sinks the Japanese army cargo ship Sugi Maru No.5 off Port Blair, Andaman Islands.
1944Tally-Ho (P317)HMS Tally-Ho sinks a Japanese coaster with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
1944Tudor (P326)HMS Tudor sinks a sailing vessel with gunfire north of Sumatra.
2003Splendid (S106)HMS Splendid paid off at Devonport

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