HMS Syrtis (P 241)
Submarine of the S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.)|
|Ordered||25 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||14 Oct 1941|
|Launched||4 Feb 1943|
|Commissioned||23 Apr 1943|
|Lost||28 Mar 1944|
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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|1||Lt. Michael Hugh Jupp, DSC, RN||16 Mar 1943||28 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.