Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: U Group 2
Fate: Depth charged by Italian corvette Ardente in the Gulf of Tunis 25 Dec 1942

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Roll of Honour

Allen  Stoker 1st Class
Baddeley  Signalman
Brookling  Petty Officer Telegraphist
Browning  Chief Engine Room Artificer
Bryson  Telegraphist
Butcher  Petty Officer MID
Butler  Petty Officer
Byrne  Able Seaman
Caddy  Lieutenant
Comfort  Leading Stoker
Day  Able Seaman
Dudgeon  Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Faber  Lieutenant
Furlong  Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Gunn  Stoker 1st Class
Heywood  Able Seaman
Howard  Leading Seaman
Ingram  Leading Seaman
John  Telegraphist
Keyte  Able Seaman
Lawson  Leading Stoker
McBeth  Leading Stoker
McIntosh  Able Seaman
McLaren  Leading Seaman
Mealyou  Able Seaman
Mellhuish  Able Seaman
Pearce  Leading Seaman
Scarlett  Telegraphist
S E Spring Rice  Lieutenant RNR
Williams  Able Seaman


22-08-1941 : Laid Down
15-04-1942 : Launched
18-06-1942 : Completed
25-12-1942 : HMS P48 sailed from Malta on the 23rd December 1942. Two days later she was attacked and sunk through depth charging by the Italian torpedo boat Ardente north west of Zembra Island in the Gulf of Tunis.


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