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Taurus (P339)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: T Grp3
Fate: Scrapped in April 1960 at Dunston.

ExP313

Ex P93

Served in the Netherlands Navy from 1948-53

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Events

30-09-1941 : Laid Down
27-06-1942 : Launched
03-11-1942 : Completed
02-03-1943 : HMS Taurus sinks the small French merchant Clairette with gunfire off Cape Ferrat, southern France.
06-03-1943 : HMS Taurus torpedoes and sinks the Spanish merchant Bartolo off Marseille, southern France.
10-03-1943 : HMS Taurus torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Derna off Sete, southern France.
13-03-1943 : HMS Taurus sinks the French tug Ghrib and two barges with gunfire off Cassis, southern France.
13-04-1943 : HMS Taurus sinks the Portugese Santa Irene with gunfire about 30 nautical miles south-east of Bastia, Corsica, France.
14-04-1943 : HMS Taurus sinks the small Italian tanker Alcione C. with gunfire off the east coast of Corsica, France in position.
15-04-1943 : HMS Taurus sinks the Italian sailing vessel Luigi with gunfire 52 nautical miles south-west of Civitavecchia.
03-06-1943 : HMS Taurus sinks two sailing vessels with gunfire in the Aegean Sea off Cape Pounta.
06-06-1943 : HMS Taurus sinks a Greek sailing vessel with gunfire west of Mitylene, Greece.
11-06-1943 : HMS Taurus sinks seven Greek sailing vessel with gunfire and one by ramming off Piscopi, Greece.
08-07-1943 : HMS Taurus sinks two Greek sailing vessels through ramming. Taurus also torpedoes and damages the Greek merchant Konstantinos Louloudis off Skyros, Greece.
09-07-1943 : HMS Taurus sinks four sailing vessels with two torpedoes and gunfire at Kastron harbour, Chios, Greece.
12-07-1943 : HMS Taurus sinks the small Greek Romano and 12 small sailing vessels with gunfire in the Gulf of Saloniki.
12-11-1943 : HMS Taurus torpedoed and sank the Japanese submarine I34 off Penang.
06-02-1944 : HMS Taurus sinks a Japanese tugboat and a barge with gunfire south-west of Sumatra.
18-04-1944 : HMS Taurus lays mines off Penang.
22-04-1944 : HMS Taurus sinks the Japanese salvage vessel Hokuan I-Go and a tug with gunfire off Malaya.


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