HMS Spiteful (P 227)
Submarine of the S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Greenock, Scotland)|
|Ordered||2 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||19 Sep 1941|
|Launched||5 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||6 Oct 1943|
Loaned to the French Navy and served as Sirene from 25 Janaury 1952 until returned in November 1958. Scrapped on 15 July 1963.
|Former name||P 77|
Commands listed for HMS Spiteful (P 227)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Frederick Henry Sherwood, DSC, RCNVR||21 Jul 1943||24 Jul 1946|
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Noteable events involving Spiteful include:
30 Jun 1944
HMS Spiteful (Lt.Cdr. F.H. Sherwood, DSC, RCNVR) sank a Japanese fishing vessel with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
2 Jul 1944
HMS Spiteful (Lt.Cdr. F.H. Sherwood, DSC, RCNVR) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire north-east of Sumatra.
14 Dec 1944
HMS Spiteful (Lt.Cdr. F.H. Sherwood, DSC, RCNVR) sank a Japanese vessel with gunfire in Makassar Strait.