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Trident (N52)

Built By: Cammell Laird (Mersey)
Build Group: T Group 1
Fate: Scrapped in February 1946 at Newport.
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Events

12-01-1937 : Laid Down
07-12-1938 : Launched
01-10-1939 : Completed
24-03-1940 : Trident torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Edmund Hugo Stinnes 4 off Jylland, Denmark.
08-04-1940 : HMS Trident torpedoes and sinks the German tanker Stedingen south of the Oslofjord.
10-04-1940 : HMS Trident fires two torpedoes against the German merchant Wandsbek south-south-east of the Oslofjord. Both torpedoes missed.
25-04-1940 : HMS Trident fires two torpedoes against the German merchants Palime and Pelikan about 30 nautical miles south-west of Lindesnes, Norway. Both torpedoes missed.
02-05-1940 : HMS Trident attacks and damages the German merchant Clare Hugo Stinnes with torpedoes and gunfire off the Bjarn fjord, Norway
23-06-1940 : HMS Trident fires four torpedoes at the German oiler Dithmarschen north of Frohavet. The torpedoes missed.
08-10-1940 : U-31 was attacked by the British submarine Trident. First the submarine fired 4 torpedoes, all of which missed U-31. When the British sub began to fire its gun, U-31 crash-dived. The Trident followed up with some explosive charges, but without sucess
27-12-1940 : HMS Trident fires five torpedoes against a darkened ship that entered Punta Delgada, Azores. All five torpedoes missed their target.
19-08-1941 : HMS Trident damages the German merchant Levante east of Havoysund, Norway.
22-08-1941 : HMS Trident torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Ostpreuaen in the Kvaenangenfjord, Norway.
30-08-1941 : HMS Trident torpedoes and sinks the German merchants Donau II and Bahia Laura in Lopphavet, Norway.
03-09-1941 : While returning to base at Polyarnoe, Russia, HMS Trident is fired upon but missed by the German submarine U-566.
30-09-1941 : HMS Trident fires three torpedoes against the German hospital ship Birka in the Breidsundet about 4 nautical miles north-west of Havaysund, Norway. All three missed.
03-11-1941 : HMS Trident torpedoes and sinks the German auxiliary submarine chaser UJ 1213/Rau IV in the Porsangerfjord.
07-11-1941 : HMS Trident fires three torpedoes against the German minesweeper depot ship MRS 3/Bali north of the Laksefjorden. The torpedoes missed.
23-02-1942 : HMS Trident sights heavy cruiser KMS Prinz Eugen in the North Sea and fires three torpedoes; one of which hits aft, damaging Prinz Eugen's rudder and blowing away 30 feet of her stern. She is taken into Lo Fjord at Drontheim, and temporary repairs (including the fitting of two jury rudders) is completed by the beginning of May
20-04-1942 : HMS Trident torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Hadur in the Svefjord, Norway.
03-04-1943 : HMS Trident fires 6 torpedoes against a submarine off La Spezia, Italy. All torpedoes missed their target.
09-04-1943 : HMS Trident fires two torpedoes against an Italian submarine off Corsica. Both torpedoes missed their target,
14-04-1943 : HMS Trident attacks the German auxiliary submarine chaser UJ 2202 with gunfire south-east of Capo Mele, Italy.
12-05-1943 : HMS Trident unsuccesfully fires 6 torpedoes at the Italian merchant Agnani east of Cevrione, Corsica, France.
14-05-1943 : HMS Trident unsuccesfully fires 4 torpedoes at the French passenger/cargo ship Cap Corse north-west of Corsica.
27-06-1943 : HMS Trident sinks a sailing vessel with gunfire north of Crete.
02-07-1943 : HMS Trident sinks three sailing vessels with gunfire off Rhodos, Greece.
03-07-1943 : HMS Trident torpedoes and damages the Italian merchant Vesta west of Leros, Greece.
04-07-1943 : HMS Trident sinks two sailing vessels with gunfire off Symi.
08-07-1943 : HMS Trident damages the German patrol vessel GA 41/Tassia Christa with gunfire some 20 miles north of the Doro channel.
29-08-1943 : HMS Trident missed training cruiser HIJMS Kashii off Sabang in the Strait of Malacca with a spread of eight torpedoes
02-06-1945 : HMS Trident sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with demoliotion charges in the Strait of Malacca.
18-06-1945 : HMS Trident sinks a Japanese landing craft with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.


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