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On This Day - October 02

1901No 1Launched
1917Nautilus (N1)Completed
1933Seahorse (S98)Completed
1939Seahorse (S98)HMS Seahorse ended her 2nd war patrol at Dundee.
1941Urge (N17)On 2nd Oct 1941 an unsuccessful attack was made on an Italian Submarine of 600 tons in position 38`43'N 12`52'E.
1941Surf (P239)Laid Down
1942Safari (P211)HMS Safari attacks and damages the Italian merchant Veglia off Korcula, Croatia. The damaged ship is later salvaged but delared a total loss.
1944Unswerving (P63)HMS Unswerving fires three torpedoes against the German auxiliary minelayer Zeus about 6 nautical miles south-south-east of Cape Kassandra, Greece.
1944Spearhead (P263)Launched
1944Vox (P67)Whilst serving with the Free French Navy, torpedoed and sank the German merchant Zar Ferdinand north-west of Skiathos Island, Greece.
1969HMCS GrilseHMCS Grilse paid off & returned to USN

LossesSubmarine Badges