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Unbeaten (N93)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: U Group 1
Fate: Mistaken for a U boat in the Bay of Biscay and bombed by the RAF on 11 Nov 1942

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Roll of Honour

R Anderson  Stoker 1st Class MID
C Appleby  Petty Officer
A Baker  Stoker 1st Class
H Bayne  Ordinary Seaman
L Berry  Able Seaman
E Blewett  Petty Officer Telegraphist MID
J Brough  Lieutenant
J Bruce  Stoker 1st Class
W Bruin  Ordinary Seaman
P Cannon  Lieutenant MID
E Clark  Ordinary Seaman
F Furr  Telegraphist
E Gale  Able Seaman
A George  Able Seaman
L Gerrard  Able Seaman
F Haddon  Telegraphist
J Laurance  Chief Engine Room Artificer DSM
S Leaf  Engine Room Artificer 4th Class DSM
J Malcolm  Able Seaman
L Mitton  Leading Signalman
W Morgan  Able Seaman
G Morley  Able Seaman
R Norris  Chief Petty Officer DSM
W Ogilvy  Lieutenant DSC
D Oliver  Leading Stoker MID
A Piper  Leading Telegraphist
C Smith  Able Seaman
T Sturman  Leading Stoker
D Tweedy  Able Seaman
T Tweedy  Lieutenant
G Wright  Stoker Petty Officer DSM
H Young  Petty Officer

  Ex P33


22-11-1939 : Laid Down
09-07-1940 : Launched
20-11-1940 : Completed
19-05-1941 : HMS Unbeaten attacks the Italian merchant Silvio Scaroni off Tagiura, Libya with a spread of 4 torpedoes that miss the target.
16-06-1941 : While on patrol south of the Messina Strait HMS Unbeaten fires torpedoes at a big Italian troop transport. The torpedoes miss the target.
15-07-1941 : HMS Unbeaten sinks two sailing vessels with gunfire at Marsa Zuag roads, Libya.
19-08-1941 : HMS Unbeaten fires three torpedoes against the Italian troop transport Esperia 15 nautical miles north of Pantelleria but miss the target.
30-08-1941 : HMS Unbeaten torpedoes and sinks the Italian sailing vessel V51/Alfa about 25 nautical miles south of Capo dell'Armi, Italy.
12-01-1942 : HMS Unbeaten torpedoes and sinks the German submarine U-374 south-west of Cape Spartivento, Calabria, Italy.
01-03-1942 : HMS Unbeaten torpedoes and sinks the Vichy-French merchant PLM 20 about 5 nautical miles east of Mehedia, Tunisia.
16-03-1942 : HMS Unbeaten fires four torpedoes against the Italian merchant Vettor Pisani off Cape Buzzano, Calabria, Italy. All torpedoes miss.
17-03-1942 : HMS Unbeaten torpedoed & sank Italian submarine Guglielmotti near Cape Spartivento
24-07-1942 : HMS Unbeaten torpedoes and damages the Italian merchant Vettor Pisani off Argostoli, Greece.
11-11-1942 : HMS Unbeaten attacked and sunk in error by RAF Wellington of No.172 Squadron, Coastal Command. All hands lost. On patrol in Bay of Biscay for German raiders, supply ships and U-boats on passage


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