HMS Supreme

Vessel name on Arrival: HMS Supreme

Original Builder: Cammell Laird & Company LImited of Birkenhead

Original Yard No: 1130

Official Number:

Vessel Type: submarine

GRT: 814

Year Built: 1943

Arrival Date: 30/06/1950

Breakup Started:

Date First Beached:

Date Breakup Completed:

Draught For’d:

Draught Aft:

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