HMS Sea Nymph (P 223)
Submarine of the S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.)|
|Ordered||2 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||6 May 1941|
|Launched||29 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||3 Nov 1942|
Scrapped at Troon, Scotland in June 1948.
|Former name||P 73|
Commands listed for HMS Sea Nymph (P 223)
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|1||Lt. Geoffrey Deryck Nicholson Milner, DSC, RN||7 Sep 1942||13 Apr 1943|
|2||Lt. Derrick George Kent, RN||13 Apr 1943||3 Jun 1943|
|3||Lt. John Philip Holroyde Oakley, DSC, RN||3 Jun 1943||Mar 1944|
|4||Lt. Norman Limbury Auchinleck Jewell, RN||Mar 1944||15 Apr 1944|
|5||Lt. Marcel Ivan Usher, RN||15 Apr 1944||Oct 1945 ?|
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Noteable events involving Sea Nymph include:
13 Jul 1943
While on patrol in the Bay of Biscay in approximate position 45°45'N, 05°19'W, HMS Sea Nymph (Lt. J.P.H. Oakley, DSC, RN) fires 6 torpedoes at the German submarines U-592 and U-669. The torpedoes however miss their targets. (see map)
1 Mar 1944
HMS Sea Nymph (Lt. J.P.H. Oakley, DSC, RN) fires four torpedoes against the Norwegian merchant Jupiter (2471 GRT, offsite link) near Bod?, Norway. All torpedoes fired missed their target.
3 Mar 1944
HMS Sea Nymph (Lt. J.P.H. Oakley, DSC, RN) fires four torpedoes against the German merchant Levante (4769 GRT) near Bodo, Norway. All torpedoes fired missed their target.