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Upstart (P65)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: U Group 2
Fate: Used as a target and sunk on 29th July 1957.

ex P65

Served with the Hellenic Navy as Xifias from 1945-52

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Events

17-03-1942 : Laid Down
24-10-1942 : Launched
03-04-1943 : Completed
14-09-1943 : HMS Upstart sinks the French fishing vessels Grotte de Bethlehem and Torpille in the Bay of Biscay.
02-11-1943 : While on patrol off Toulon, southern France, HMS Upstart attacks the French merchant Medjerda. All torpedoes miss.
15-02-1944 : HMS Upstart sinks German auxiliary minelayer Niedersachsen (former French Guyane) off the Italian Riviera
21-05-1944 : HMS Upstart torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Tolentino half a mile east of Port Vendres, southern France.
28-07-1944 : HMS Upstart fires four torpedoes against the Italian merchant Pascoli south-east of Cape Cepet, southern France. The torpedoes miss.
29-07-1957 : Used as a target and sunk


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