Top
Home - Boats - Submarines - U Class - P36

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.

Upload An Image Of This Boat


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.


0 comments

This form is for you to comment on, or add additional information to this page. Any questions will be deleted. If you wish to ask a question or otherwise contact the Branch or the Webmaster. Please use the Contact Us page or ask your question on our Facebook Page

Please insert the result of the arithmetical operation from the following image:

Please insert the result of the arithmetical operation from this image. =

Note: All submissions are subject to webmaster approval prior to appearing on the page. As a Spam prevention measure, any comments containing links to other sites will be automatically discarded

Umbra (P35)Unbending (P37)