HMS P 36 (P 36)
Submarine of the U class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.)|
|Ordered||11 Mar 1940|
|Laid down||26 Jul 1940|
|Launched||28 Apr 1941|
|Commissioned||24 Sep 1941|
|Lost||1 Apr 1942|
HMS P 36 (Lt. Harry Noel Edmonds, DSC, RN) was wrecked by bombing at Malta on 1 April 1942. She was raised on 7 August 1958. Scuttled off Malta on 22 August 1958.
Commands listed for HMS P 36 (P 36)
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|1||Lt. Harry Noel Edmonds, RN||11 Aug 1941||1 Apr 1942|
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Noteable events involving P 36 include:
26 Nov 1941
While on patrol in the Bay of Biscay HMS P 36 (Lt. H.N. Edmonds, DSC, RN) attacked a German U-boat with torpedoes south-west of Belle-Ile island in position 47°16'N, 03°20'W. All torpedoes missed their target. The following German submarines all returned to St.Nazaire this day, U-133, U-552, U-567 and U-577. One of these was most likely the target of this attack.
13 Feb 1942
HMS P 36 (Lt. H.N. Edmonds, DSC, RN) fires four torpedoes against the Italian heavy cruisers Gorizia and Trento in the Ionian Sea about 90 nautical miles east of Capo Spartivento, Calabria, Italy in position 37°42'N, 18°00'E. All torpedoes fired missed their targets.
15 Feb 1942
HMS P 36 (Lt. H.N. Edmonds, DSC, RN) torpedoed and damaged the Italian destroyer Carabiniere off Taranto.