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Tantalus (P318)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: T Grp3
Fate: Scrapped in November 1950 at Milford Haven.

Ex P98

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Events

06-06-1942 : Laid Down
24-02-1943 : Launched
02-06-1943 : Completed
19-04-1944 : HMS Tantalus sinks the Malaysian tug Kampung Besar with gunfire in the Malacca Strait.
29-04-1944 : HMS Tantalus sinks the Malaysian Pulo Salanama with gunfire in Malacca Strait.
03-05-1944 : HMS Tantalus torpedoes and sinks the Japanese army cargo ship Amagi Maru about 40 nautical miles south of Port Blair, Andaman Islands.
02-06-1944 : HMS Tantalus lays mines in the Strait of Malacca.
10-06-1944 : HMS Tantalus sinks the Japanese army cargo ship Hiyoshi Maru with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
17-07-1944 : HMS Tantalus misses the Japanese submarine I-166 with torpedoes in the Strait of Malacca.
31-08-1944 : HMS Tantalus sinks a Siamese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca and damages another.
04-09-1944 : HMS Tantalus claims to have damaged a tug with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
02-11-1944 : HMS Tantalus torpedoes and sinks the Japanese cargo ship Hachijin Maruand damages the Japanese submarine chaser Ch 1 about 225 nautical miles east of Singapore.
11-11-1944 : HMS Tantalus sinks the Japanese coaster Palang Maru with gunfire of the east coast of Malaya.
30-01-1945 : HMS Tantalus sinks the Japanese fishing vessel Taisei Maru No. 12 with gunfire off Bangka Strait.
31-01-1945 : HMS Tantalus sinks a Japanese vessel with gunfire in the southern part of the South China Sea.
01-02-1945 : HMS Tantalus sinks a Japanese tug and three barges in the southern part of the South China Sea.


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