Allied Warships

HMS Tireless (P 327)

Submarine of the T class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassT 
PennantP 327 
Built byPortsmouth Dockyard (Portsmouth, U.K.) 
Ordered6 Jun 1941 
Laid down30 Oct 1941 
Launched19 Mar 1943 
Commissioned18 Apr 1945 
End service 
History

Scrapped at Newport in 1968.  

Commands listed for HMS Tireless (P 327)

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CommanderFromTo
1A/Lt.Cdr. Michael Lindsay Coulton Crawford, DSC, RN15 Nov 1944late 1946

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Notable events involving Tireless include:


The history of HMS Tireless as compiled on this page is extracted from the logbooks of this submarine. Corrections and details regarding information from the enemy's side (for instance the composition of convoys attacked) is kindly provided by Mr. Platon Alexiades, a naval researcher from Canada.

This page was last updated in June 2016.

10 May 1945
HMS Tireless (A/Lt.Cdr. M.L.C. Crawford, DSC and Bar, RN) departed from Portsmouth for Holy Loch. (1)

12 May 1945
HMS Tireless (A/Lt.Cdr. M.L.C. Crawford, DSC and Bar, RN) arrived at Holy Loch for a period of trials and training. (1)

7 Sep 1945
With her training completed HMS Tireless (A/Lt.Cdr. M.L.C. Crawford, DSC and Bar, RN) departed from Holy Loch bound for the Far East. (2)

12 Sep 1945
HMS Tireless (A/Lt.Cdr. M.L.C. Crawford, DSC and Bar, RN) arrived at Gibraltar. (2)

13 Sep 1945
HMS Tireless (A/Lt.Cdr. M.L.C. Crawford, DSC and Bar, RN) departed from Gibraltar for Malta. (2)

17 Sep 1945
HMS Tireless (A/Lt.Cdr. M.L.C. Crawford, DSC and Bar, RN) arrived at Malta. (2)

27 Sep 1945
HMS Tireless (A/Lt.Cdr. M.L.C. Crawford, DSC and Bar, RN) arrived at Port Said. (2)

5 Oct 1945
HMS Tireless (A/Lt.Cdr. M.L.C. Crawford, DSC and Bar, RN) departed from Suez for Aden. (3)

10 Oct 1945
HMS Tireless (A/Lt.Cdr. M.L.C. Crawford, DSC and Bar, RN) arrived at Aden. She later proceeded to Colombo and then to Singapore. (3)

Media links


The T-class Submarine

Kemp, Paul J.

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19929
  2. ADM 173/19933
  3. ADM 199/2572

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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