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X22

Built By: Markham and Co (Derbyshire)
Build Group: X
Fate: 7 February 1944 - Sunk in Pentland Firth following collision with HMS Syrtisnk, Lost with all hands.

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Unofficailly named Exploit

Roll of Honour

Name Rank Number Hons Age
Ludbrook, Cyril  Engine Room Artificer 4th Class  P/MX 11641    21
Died in trials off Queensland, Australia
Marsden, William Jack  Lieutenant (RANVR)      26
Died in trials off Queensland, Australia
McFarlane, Brian Mahoney  Lieutenant (RAN)      24
Died in trials off Queensland, Australia
Pretty, John  Able Seaman  P/J 113298    34
Died in trials off Queensland, Australia

Events

07-02-1944 : X22 was involved in towing exercises with HMS Syrtis when heavy seas and gale force winds washed Syrtisís Officer of the Watch overboard. The towing submarine immediately turned to rescue the officer and in doing so collided with X22. The small X-craft sank almost immediately.
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