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On This Day - August 27

1915E22Launched
1924L54Completed
1941Graph (P715)The German submarine U-570 was captured by Britain in the North Atlantic south of Iceland after being damaged by a British aircraft. She was towed to Thorlaks-hafn, Iceland and salvaged.
1941Urge (N17)HMS Urge torpedoes and damages the Italian passenger ship Aquitania 7 nautical miles bearing 13 from Punta Mignone.
1941Urge (N17)Urge attacked a Merchant Vessel and the 4,791 ton Italian Tanker AQUITANIA in position 38`11'N 12`07'E. The tanker was hit and sank.
1941Traveller (N48)Launched
1942Umbra (P35)HMS Umbra torpedoes and sinks the Italian transport ship Manfredo Campiero about 35 nautical miles west of Cape Spada, Crete.
1942Sickle (P224)Launched
1943Unruffled (P46)HMS Unruffled torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Cittą di Spezia 40 nautical miles off Brindisi, Italy.
1944Sturdy (P248)HMS Sturdy sinks a Japanese fishing vessel with gunfire.
2010Astute (S119)Completed

LossesSubmarine Badges