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Union (N56)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: U Group 1
Fate: Sunk by Italian patrol craft off Tunisian coast on 20 July 1941.

Roll of Honour

G Acott  Able Seaman
A Bousell  Telegraphist
H Brown  Petty Officer
D Carr  Lieutenant
C Chipp  Leading Seaman
C Clark  Chief Petty Officer
F Constable  Stoker 2nd Class
W Eddy  Able Seaman
D Fraser  Signalman
R Galloway  Lieutenant
J Gibbs  Able Seaman
A Gillam  Petty Officer
H Gravell  Stoker 1st Class
C Greaves  Able Seaman
R Hayter  Leading Stoker
J Keers  Stoker 2nd Class
R Kempshall  Leading Stoker
C Lewis  Able Seaman
A Lockwood  Able Seaman
F Martin  Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class
C Moreton  Able Seaman
A Pearson  Telegraphist
R Simmons  Lieutenant
E Spittle  Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class DSM
S Summers  Chief Engine Room Artificer
D Tarrant  Lieutenant RNR
F Terry  Able Seaman
E Wickstead  Stoker 1st Class
B Williams  Stoker Petty Officer
J Yuille  Petty Officer Telegraphist

  ex P35

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09-12-1939 : Laid Down
01-10-1940 : Launched
22-02-1941 : Completed
22-06-1941 : HMS Union torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Pietro Querini about 30 nautical miles west-south-west of Lampedusa Island
20-07-1941 : HMS Union sailed from Malta at 0100 on 14 July 1941. On 20 July 1941 she was sunk by the Italian torpedo boat Circe 25 miles SW of Pantelleria Island in the Strait of Sicily. Union was reported overdue on 22 July 1941


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