HMS Sea Devil (P 244)
Submarine of the S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Greenock, Scotland)|
|Ordered||20 Dec 1941|
|Laid down||5 May 1943|
|Launched||30 Jan 1945|
|Commissioned||12 May 1945|
|End service||4 Jun 1962|
Scrapped at Newhaven on 15 December 1965.
Commands listed for HMS Sea Devil (P 244)
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|1||Lt. Denis Woolnough Mills, DSC, RN||Dec 1944||25 Sep 1945|
|2||Lt. Peter Dove Courtenay Bennett, RN||25 Sep 1945|
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The history of HMS Sea Devil as compiled on this page is extracted from the logbooks of this submarine
This page was last updated in October 2013.
14 May 1945
HMS Sea Devil (Lt. D.W. Mills, DSC, RN) departed her builders yard for Holy Loch where she arrived after only one hour. She was to start a program of trials and exercises on the Scottish West coast. (1)
25 Jun 1945
HMS Sea Devil (Lt. D.W. Mills, DSC, RN) was docked at Holy Loch to inspect the Starboard propeller. (2)
26 Jun 1945
HMS Sea Devil (Lt. D.W. Mills, DSC, RN) was undocked. (2)
6 Aug 1945
HMS Sea Devil (Lt. D.W. Mills, DSC, RN) departed the Clyde area for Gibraltar. This was the first leg of the trip to the Far East.
For the daily positions of HMS Sea Devil during this passage see the map below.
HMS Sea Devil passage Holy Loch - Malta click here for bigger map (3)
10 Aug 1945
HMS Sea Devil (Lt. D.W. Mills, DSC, RN) arrived at Gibraltar. (3)
11 Aug 1945
HMS Sea Devil (Lt. D.W. Mills, DSC, RN) departed Gibraltar for Malta. (3)
15 Aug 1945
HMS Sea Devil (Lt. D.W. Mills, DSC, RN) arrived at Malta.
Now that the war with Japan had ended HMS Sea Devil was to return to the U.K. (3)
- ADM 173/19595
- ADM 173/19596
- ADM 173/19597
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.