HMS P 615 (P 615)
Submarine of the P 611 class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.)|
|Laid down||30 Oct 1939|
|Launched||1 Nov 1940|
|Commissioned||3 Apr 1942|
|Lost||18 Apr 1943|
|Loss position||6° 49'N, 13° 09'W|
Taken over by the Royal Navy during construction.
HMS P 615 (Lt. Charles Walderne St Clair Lambert, DSC and Bar, RN) was sunk on 18 April 1943 about 100 nautical miles south-west of Freetown in position 06º49'N, 13º09'W by a torpedo from the German submarine U-123. All hands were lost.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS P 615|
|Former name||Uluc Ali Reis|
Commands listed for HMS P 615 (P 615)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Walter Selby Hall, RN||early 1942||13 Apr 1942|
|2||Lt. Peter Edward Newstead, RN||13 Apr 1942||17 Oct 1942|
|3||Lt. Charles Walderne St Clair Lambert, DSC, RN||17 Oct 1942||18 Apr 1943 (+)|
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