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Triad (N53)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: T Group 1
Fate: 15 October 1940 - Sunk south west of Calabria by gunfire from Italian S/M Enrico Toti

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Roll of Honour

T Anderson  Leading Seaman
J Appleby  Leading Steward
W Barlas  Ordinary Seaman
K Bettison  Stoker 1st Class
S Bevan  Stoker Petty Officer
L Blondel  Leading Seaman
A Bradshaw  Leading Seaman
L Brown  Lieutenant RNR
J Buchanan  Chief Engine Room Artificer
W Collinge  Lieutenant (E)
G Cullingford  Leading Seaman
H Dean  Sub-Lieutenant
W Dunford  Leading Seaman
E Dunlop  Petty Officer
E Dunn  Able Seaman
W Dunstane  Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
J Eccles  Telegraphist
C Edden  Leading Cook
A Edney  Engine Room Artificer 1st Class DSM
J Evans  Stoker 1st Class
A Ford  Leading Seaman
F Giles  Stoker 1st Class
L Gooch  Stoker 1st Class
H Guy  Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class
T Hardy  Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class
C Harris  Able Seaman
A Hayward  Chief Engine Room Artificer
R Horton  Stoker 1st Class
D Howells  Stoker 1st Class
T Hume  Able Seaman
J Ingram  Stoker 1st Class
F Johnson  Chief Petty Officer
J Jones  Leading Seaman
A Jonsson  Able Seaman
M Keith-Roach  Lieutenant DSC
P Morgan  Petty Officer
F Morris  Leading Telegraphist
T Porteous  Stoker Petty Officer
I Rickberry  Stoker 1st Class
R Robbins  Leading Stoker
G Salt  Lieutenant Commander
G Shelley  Assistant Steward
W Simcox  Leading Seaman
W Skinner  Stoker Petty Officer
J Smith  Leading Stoker
W Thomas  Stoker 1st Class
W Thompson  Leading Stoker
C Westbrook  Leading Telegraphist
C White  Petty Officer DSM
A Whitebread  Leading Stoker
W Williams  Telegraphist MID
H Wood  Leading Signalman



24-03-1938 : Laid Down
05-05-1939 : Launched
16-09-1939 : Completed
11-04-1940 : HMS Triad torpedoes and sinks the German troop transport Ionia in the Skagerrak south of the Oslofjord, Norway.
19-04-1940 : HMS Triad fires four torpedoes against the German depot ship Tsingtau in the Skagerrak south of the Oslofjord. All torpedoes missed.
15-10-1940 : In October 1940 HMS Triad was patrolling the coast of Libya before proceeding to Alexandria. By 20th October the submarine was overdue. It was initially believed that Italian aircraft had bombed Triad off Calabria, but it was later discovered that she had been attacked and sunk by the Italian submarine Enrico Toti on 15th.


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