Allied Warships

HMS P 611 (P 611)

Submarine of the P 611 class

NavyThe Royal Navy
ClassP 611 
PennantP 611 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
Laid down24 May 1939 
Launched19 Jul 1940 
Commissioned1 Dec 1941 
End service9 May 1942 

The Turkish submarine Oruc Reis was commissioned into the Royal Navy for passage to Turkey on 1 December 1941. On 26 March 1942 she left the Clyde for Gibraltar. On April 7th she left Gibraltar for Alexandria where she arrived on April 25th. She arrived at the Turkish naval base at Iskauderun on 9 May 1942 and was handed over to the Turkish Navy.

Former nameOruc Reis

Commands listed for HMS P 611 (P 611)

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1Lt.Cdr. Walter Selby Hall, RN8 Aug 1941

2Lt. Paul Seymour Skelton, RNlate 19419 May 1942

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