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Clyde (N12)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: River 2
Fate: Sold on 30th July 1946 and scrapped at Durban.

Ex 12F



Pistons from HMS Clyde


Events

15-05-1933 : Laid Down
15-03-1934 : Launched
12-04-1935 : Completed
13-05-1940 : HMS Clyde attacks the German armed merchant cruiser Widder with gunfire off Stadlandet, Norway but was out gunned and Clyde had to break of the attack.
20-06-1940 : About 40 nautical miles north-west of the island of Halten, Norway. HMS Clyde hit the German battleship Gneisenau in the bow with one torpedo.
16-07-1940 : HMS Clyde sinks the Norwegian fishing vessel SF 52 with gunfire east of Alesund, Norway.
22-07-1940 : West of Bergen, Norway HMS Clyde fires 6 torpedoes at what is thought to be and enemy submarine. Luckily the torpedoes miss as they we aimed against HMS Truant.
01-06-1941 : HMS Clyde torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant San Marco about 5 nautical miles east of Cape Carbonara, Sardinia, Italy.
08-06-1941 : HMS Clyde sinks the Italian merchant Sturla with gunfire in the Golfo di Policastro about 5 nautical miles from Maratea.
14-06-1941 : HMS Clyde sinks the Italian sailing vessel/auxiliary patrol vessel V 125/Giovanni Bottigliere with gunfire about 20 nautical miles south of Spartivento Sardo, Sardinia, Italy.
28-09-1941 : HMS Clyde unsuccessfully attacks the German submarine U-67 in Tarafal Bay, Cape Verde Islands.
02-03-1945 : HMS Clyde sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with scuttling charges of the west coast of Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies.
04-03-1945 : HMS Clyde sinks the Japanese auxiliary submarine chaser Kiku Maru with gunfire off the west coast of Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies.
15-05-1945 : HMS Clyde sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire of the west coast of Siam.


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