Allied Warships

HMS Seadog (P 216)

Submarine of the S class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassS 
PennantP 216 
Built byCammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.) 
Ordered4 Apr 1940 
Laid down31 Dec 1940 
Launched11 Jun 1942 
Commissioned24 Sep 1942 
End service 
History

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 24 December 1947. Scrapped at Troon, Scotland in August 1948.

 
Former nameP 66

Commands listed for HMS Seadog (P 216)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Anthony Robert Daniell, DSC, RNAug 19424 Dec 1942
2Lt. Desmond Samuel Royce Martin, RN4 Dec 194215 Mar 1943
3Lt. Clifford Raymond Pelly, RN15 Mar 1943???

4Lt. Samuel Stanley Brooks, DSC, RN???30 Aug 1944
5Lt. Edward Ashley Hobson, DSC, RN30 Aug 1944Oct 1945 ?

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Noteable events involving Seadog include:


28 Dec 1943
HMS Seadog (Lt. C.R. Pelly, RN) torpedoed and sank the German transport ship Oldenburg (8537 GRT) about 2.5 nautical miles east-north-east of Honningsv?g, Selje, Norway in position 62°13'N, 05°08'E.

27 Feb 1945
On 27 February 1945 HMS Seadog (Lt. E.A. Hobson, RN) rescued three US airmen from a raft in the Bay of Bengal. Shortly afterwards Seadog rescued another. Later Seadog rendezvoused with RAF Catalina to transfer these survivors.

18 May 1945
HMS Seadog (Lt. E.A. Hobson, RN) torpedoed and sank a Japanese coaster north of Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies.

20 May 1945
HMS Seadog (Lt. E.H. Hobson, RN) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire north of Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies.

24 Jul 1945
HMS Seadog (Lt. E.A. Hobson, RN) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.

26 Jul 1945
HMS Seadog (Lt. E.A. Hobson, RN) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with demolition charges in the Strait of Malacca.

27 Jul 1945
HMS Seadog (Lt. E.A. Hobson, RN) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.

29 Jul 1945
HMS Seadog (Lt. E.A. Hobson, RN) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with demolition charges in the Strait of Malacca.

2 Aug 1945
While operating together HMS Seadog (Lt. E.A. Hobson, RN) and HMS Shalimar (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Meeke, DSC, RN) sink a Japanese tug and a barge with gunfire in the southern part of the Strait of Malacca.

5 Aug 1945
While operating together HMS Seadog (Lt. E.A. Hobson, RN) and HMS Shalimar (Lt.Cdr. W.G. Meeke, DSC, RN) sink a Japanese coaster with gunfire in the southern part of the Strait of Malacca.

Also on the same day Seadog sank a Japanese sailing vessel with demolition charges.


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