Allied Warships

HMS Syrtis (P 241)

Submarine of the S class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassS 
PennantP 241 
Built byCammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.) 
Ordered25 Jan 1941 
Laid down14 Oct 1941 
Launched4 Feb 1943 
Commissioned23 Apr 1943 
Lost28 Mar 1944 
History

HMS Syrtis (Lt. Michael Hugh Jupp, DSC, RN) left Lerwick, Shetland Islands on 16 March 1944 for a patrol off the Norwegian coast. On 20 March she was ordered to an area near Bodø, northern Norway. She was lost in a German minefield on 28 March 1944.  

Commands listed for HMS Syrtis (P 241)

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1Lt. Michael Hugh Jupp, DSC, RN16 Mar 194328 Mar 1944 (+)

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Noteable events involving Syrtis include:


22 Mar 1944
HMS Syrtis (Lt M.H. Jupp, DSC, RN) sank the Norwegian merchant Narvik (241 GRT, offsite link) with gunfire near Sleipnesodden, R?d?y, Helgeland in position 66°45'N, 13°11'E.


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