Allied Warships

HMS Osiris (N 67)

Submarine of the O class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantN 67 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
Ordered2 Dec 1926 
Laid down12 May 1927 
Launched19 May 1928 
Commissioned25 Jan 1929 
End service7 Mar 1945 

Refitted at Chatham Dockyard (Chatham, U.K.) from January until May 1941. Returned to the Mediterranean after refitting. From August 1943 she served with the Eastern Fleet for A/S training. Decommissioned on 7 March 1945.

HMS Osiris is not listed as active unit in the July 1945 Navy List

Sold to be broken up for scrap in September 1945. Scrapped at Durban, South Africa.


Commands listed for HMS Osiris (N 67)

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1Lt.Cdr. Richard Sheridan-Patterson, RN2 Aug 1939Apr 1940
2Lt.Cdr. (retired) John Robert Garstin Harvey, RNApr 1940???

3Lt.Cdr. Thomas Tod Euman, RN15 Apr 194119 Sep 1941
4Lt. Russell Stanhope Brookes, DSC, RN19 Sep 1941Apr/May 42

5Lt. Arthur George Chandler, RNR??????

6T/Lt. Maurice Herbert Atkinson, RNRJul 1943 ?Mar 1945

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Notable events involving Osiris include:

16 Aug 1940
HMS Osiris (Lt.Cdr. J.R.G. Harvey, RN (retired)) sank the Italian merchant Morea (1968 GRT) about 50 nautical miles west of Durazzo, Albania. The Morea twice evaded torpedoed fired so she was sunk with gunfire.

22 Sep 1940
HMS Osiris (Lt.Cdr. J.R.G. Harvey, RN (retired)) torpedoed and sank the Italian torpedo boat Palestro (875 tons) about 40 nautical miles west of Durazzo, Albania in position 41°19'N, 18°34'E.

14 Jul 1941
HMS Osiris (Lt.Cdr. T.T. Euman, RN) damaged the Italian merchant Capo d'Orso (3149 GRT, built 1916) with gunfire off Argostolion, Kefalonia Island, Greece.

27 Jun 1943
HMS Osiris (Lt. A.G. Chandler, RNR) sank the Italian sailing vessel Vittorina (11 GRT) with gunfire north of Crete in position 36°12'N, 26°45'E.

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