HMS Sea Nymph

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
HMS Sea Nymph
Vessel Type: 
Submarine
GRT: 
715
Draught For'd: 
12' 0"
Draught Aft: 
17' 0"
Year Built: 
1942
Arrival Date: 
25/06/1948
Breakup Started: 
29/06/1948
Date First Beaching: 
02/12/1948
Breakup Completed: 
24/01/1949
Original Builder: 
Cammell Laird & Company Limited of Birkenhead
Original Yard No.: 
1083
Name Changes: 

1942  :  Laid down as P-73
1943  :  Renamed HMS Sea Nymph

Other Information: 

HMS Sea Nymph   :   'S' - Clas submartine for the Royal Navy                       Pennant Number P-223
 
06-05-1941  :  Laid Down
29-07-1942  :  Launched
03-11-1942  :  Completed
 
Tonnages :  GRT 715 tons    Displacement :   814 - 872 tons surfaced  &  990 tons submerged
 
Dimensions :  66 mts  x  7.16 mts  x  3.4 mts
 
Propulsion  :  Twin-screw driven by twin diesel engines / motors
Speed :     8.00 knots (submerged)                14.75 knots (surfaced)
Complement  :  48 Officers and Ratings
 
Armaments  : 
6 x Fwd Torpedo Tubes :  1 x Aft Torpedo Tube :  13 torpedoes :  1 x 3" Gun : 1 x 20mm cannon :  3 x .303 m/guns
 
HMS Sea Nymph's War Career
HMS SEA NYMPH spent most of her war career in Home waters off the Scandinavian coast where she made a number of unsuccessful attacks on enemy shipping :
 
13 Jul 1943
While on patrol in the Bay of Biscay, HMS Sea Nymph (Lt. J.P.H. Oakley, DSC, RN) fires 6 torpedoes at the German submarines U-592 and U-669. The torpedoes however missed their targets.
01 Mar 1944
HMS Sea Nymph (Lt. J.P.H. Oakley, DSC, RN) fires four torpedoed against the Norwegian merchant Jupiter (2471 GRT) near Bod, Norway. All torpedoes fired missed their target.
03 Mar 1944
HMS Sea Nymph (Lt. J.P.H. Oakley, DSC, RN) fires four torpedoed against the German merchant Levante (4769 GRT) near Bod, Norway. All torpedoes fired missed their target.
 
 

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