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Terrapin (P323)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: T Grp3
Fate: She was deemed a constructive loss in May 1945 she was scrapped one year later at Troon.
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Terrapin's 6th Patrol Far EastRead
Terrapin fuelled at Exmouth Gulf and passed through Lombok Strait on the surface at night on 11th May, 1945.
 

Events

19-10-1942 : Laid Down
31-07-1943 : Launched
22-01-1944 : Completed
24-03-1944 : HMS Terrapin attacks a German convoy off Egersund, Norway and torpedoes and damages the German kataput ship Schwabenland and the German tanker Wörth.
05-08-1944 : HMS Terrapin bombards Japanese installations at Gunung Sitoli, western Sumatra. She also sinks a Japanese coaster with gunfire and damages another.
30-10-1944 : HMS Terrapin sinks three Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire in the Malacca Strait.
02-11-1944 : HMS Terrapin sinks the Japanese auxiliary netlayer Kumano Maru in Strait of Malacca.
04-11-1944 : HMS Terrapin torpedoes and sinks the Japanese minesweeper W5 in Malacca Strait.
22-12-1944 : Accompanied by HMS Trenchant. They sink the Japanese tanker Yaei Maru No.6 with gunfire off the south side of the Japanese Fleet anchorage at Lingga Roads.
29-12-1944 : HMS Terrapin sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Malacca Strait.
30-12-1944 : HMS Terrapin sinks two Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire in the Malacca Strait.
01-03-1945 : HMS Terrapin sinks two Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
02-03-1945 : HMS Terrapin sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
17-05-1945 : HMS Terrapin sinks a Japanese sailing vessel and damages another with gunfire in the western part of the Java Sea.
19-05-1945 : Survived a depth charge attack in the Pacific by Japanese surface craft


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