HMS Seadog

Vessel name on Arrival: HMS Seadog

Original Builder: Cammell Laird & Company LImited of Birkenhead

Original Yard No:

Official Number:

Vessel Type: submarine

GRT:

Year Built: 1941

Arrival Date: 26/08/1948

Breakup Started: 15/12/1948

Date First Beached:

Date Breakup Completed: 03/08/1949

Draught For’d: 14' 0"

Draught Aft: 14' 0"

Name Changes:

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