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Vampire (P72)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: V
Fate: Scrapped in March 1950 at Gateshead.

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09-11-1942 : Laid Down
12-12-1942 : HMS Vamire was depth charged and sunk by the Italian MTB Fortunale off Naples.
20-07-1943 : Launched
13-11-1943 : Completed
12-05-1944 : HMS Vampire sinks a sailing vessel Monemvassia, Greece through ramming.
23-06-1944 : HMS Vampire sinks the Greek sailing vessel Abba/KA 1610 with gunfire off Kandeliusa Island and three other sailing vessels near Mandraki, Greece.
19-07-1944 : While on patrol off Milos, Greece HMS Vampire fires four torpedoes at the German merchant Pelikan and the German torpedo boat TA 19. All torpedoes miss.
21-08-1944 : HMS Vampire sinks three sailing vessels with gunfire off Mykonos Island, Greece.
22-09-1944 : HMS Vampire torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Peter about 5 nautical miles north of Skiathos Island, Greece.
23-09-1944 : HMS Vampire fires 4 torpedoes against the German auxiliary submarine chaser UJ 2102. All torpedoes miss.


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