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

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