HMS Supreme

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
HMS Supreme
Vessel Type: 
Submarine
GRT: 
814
Year Built: 
1944
Arrival Date: 
01/07/1950
Original Builder: 
Cammell Laird & Company LImited of Birkenhead
Original Yard No.: 
1130
Name Changes: 

 
15-02-1943  :  Laid down as P-252
24-02-1944  :  Launched as HMS Supreme

Other Information: 

 
Submarine HMS Supreme                    Pennant No. P-252
 
15-02-1943  :  Laid down
24-02-1944  :  Launched
20-05-1944  :  Completed
 
Dimensions  :  217' 0"  (66.0 metres)  x  23' 6"  (7.16 metres)   x  11' 0"  (3.4 metres)
 
Complement  :  48 officers and men
 
Propulsion :  2 x Diesel Oil engines providing a boat speed of 14.5 knots
 
Displacement :  814 - 872 tons surfaced                990 tons submerged
 
Armaments : 
6 x 21 inch For'd torpedo tubes
1 x 21 inch Aft torpedo tube
13 Nos Torpedoes
1 x 3 inch Deck Gun
1 x 20 mm Cannon
3 x .303 mm Machine Guns
 
Wartime Servce mainly in the Pacific far East with the following actions between 26th November 1944 and 15th July 1945 :
 
13 Japanese sailing vessels
  6 Japanese coasting vessels
  1 Tug and barge
  1 small unidentified vessel
  1 Japanese auziliary vessel
 
Arrived at West Coast of Scotland Shipbreaking Company Limited (Troon) in July 1950
 
 

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