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Poseidon (N99)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: P
Fate: Lost after a collision with SS Yuta off Wei-Hai-Wei in the Gulf of Korea 9th June 1931.

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Events

05-09-1928 : Laid Down
21-06-1929 : Launched
05-05-1930 : Completed
09-06-1931 : Sunk in collision

On 9th June 1931 HMS Poseidon was exercising 20 miles north of her home base of Wei Hai Wei when the steamer Yuta was spotted some distance away. Despite excellent visibility the two vessels collided and the submarine sank within two minutes.


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