Vessel name on Arrival: HMS Sea Nymph
Original Builder: Cammell Laird & Company Limited of Birkenhead
Original Yard No: 1083
Vessel Type: submarine
Year Built: 1941
Arrival Date: 24/06/1948
Breakup Started: 28/06/1948
Date First Beached: 02/12/1948
Date Breakup Completed: 24/01/1949
Draught For’d: 12' 0"
Draught Aft: 17' 0"
1942 : Laid down as P-73
1943 : Renamed HMS Sea Nymph
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
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.