HMS Osiris (N 67)
Submarine of the O class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.)|
|Ordered||2 Dec 1926|
|Laid down||12 May 1927|
|Launched||19 May 1928|
|Commissioned||25 Jan 1929|
|End service||7 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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|1||Lt.Cdr. Richard Sheridan-Patterson, RN||2 Aug 1939||Apr 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. (retired) John Robert Garstin Harvey, RN||Apr 1940||???|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Thomas Tod Euman, RN||15 Apr 1941||19 Sep 1941|
|4||Lt. Russell Stanhope Brookes, DSC, RN||19 Sep 1941||Apr/May 42|
|5||Lt. Arthur George Chandler, RNR||???||???|
|6||T/Lt. Maurice Herbert Atkinson, RNR||Jul 1943 ?||Mar 1945|
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Noteable 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.