HMS Seadog

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
HMS Seadog
Vessel Type: 
Submarine
Draught For'd: 
14' 0"
Draught Aft: 
14' 0"
Year Built: 
1942
Arrival Date: 
27/08/1948
Breakup Started: 
15/12/1948
Breakup Completed: 
04/08/1949
Original Builder: 
Cammell Laird & Company LImited of Birkenhead
Other Information: 

'S' - Class submarine for the Royal Navy out of the Yard of Cammell Laird & Company Ltd of Birkenhead.   P-216
 
Length  :  217 feet
Beam  :  23 feet 6 inches
Draught :  11 feet
Displacement Tonnages :                 814-872 tons  -  surfaced                      990 tons  -  submerged
 
31-12-1940  :   Keel Laid Down
11-06-1942  :   Launched
24-09-1947  :   Commissioned
 
Speed Surfaced     : 14.75 knots
Speed Submerged  :   8.00 knots
 
Armaments :
6 Forward + 1 Aft 21 inch torpedoes  (13 torpedoes carried)
1 x 3 inch Deck Gun
1 x 20 mm cannon
3 x 0.303 mm calibre machine guns
 
Complement  :   48 Officers and Men
 
 
28-12-1943  :  Torpedoed and sank the 8,537 tons German transport ship OLDENBURG off the coast of Norway
27-02-1945  :  Rescued 3 US airmen from a raft in Bay of Bengal then rescued one other a short while later
18-05-1945  :  Torpedoed and sank Japanese coaster in a position North of Sumatra
20-05-1945  :  Sank a Japanese sailing vessel by gunfire, North of Sumatra
24-07-1945  :  Sank a Japanese sailing vessel by gunfire, Strait of Malacca
26-07-1945  :  Sank a Japanese sailing vessel by demolition charges, Strait of Malacca
02-08-1945  :  Together with HMS Shalimar, sank by gunfire Japanese tug & barge, in Southern Strait of Malacca
05-08-1945  :  Together with HMS Shalimar, sank by gunfire Japanese coaster in Southern Strait of Malacca
05-08-1945  :  Sank a Japanese sailing vessel using demolition charges
 
24-12-1945  :  Sold off for breaking, and arrived at breakers WSSCL of Troon on 27-08-1948
 
 
 
 
 

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