HMS P 611 (P 611)
Submarine of the P 611 class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.)|
|Laid down||24 May 1939|
|Launched||19 Jul 1940|
|Commissioned||1 Dec 1941|
|End service||9 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 name||Oruc Reis|
Commands listed for HMS P 611 (P 611)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Walter Selby Hall, RN||8 Aug 1941|
|2||Lt. Paul Seymour Skelton, RN||late 1941||9 May 1942|
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