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P36

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: U Grp2
Fate: Bombed in Sliema creek Malta 1 Apr 1942. Salvaged and scrapped 22/8/58
Lieutenant Harry Noel Edmonds DSC RN was the Commanding Officer. He lost his life when HMS Olympus was sunk.

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Events

02-09-1940 : Laid Down
28-04-1941 : Launched
24-09-1941 : Completed
26-11-1941 : While on patrol in the Bay of Biscay HMS P 36 attacks a German submarine with torpedoes south-west of Belle-Ile island. All torpedoes missed.
13-02-1942 : HMS P 36 fires four torpedoes against the Italian heavy cruisers Gorizia and Trento in the Ionian Sea about 90 nautical miles east of Capo Spartivento, Calabria, Italy. All torpedoes missed.
15-02-1942 : HMS P 36 torpedoes and damages the Italian destroyer Carabiniere off Taranto.
01-04-1942 : HMS P36 was lying alongside a jetty at Silema creek in Malta When the Luftwaffe attacked the harbour. A large bomb landed sufficiently near the submarine to hole her and she began to sink. Despite desperate efforts to save her she rolled over and sank.


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