Allied Warships

HMS Virulent (P 95)

Submarine of the V class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantP 95 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Ordered21 May 1942 
Laid down30 Mar 1943 
Launched23 May 1944 
Commissioned1 Oct 1944 
End service 

Loaned to the Greek Navy as Argonaftis from May 1946 until 3 October 1958. Broke adrift from tow from Malta to the Tyne on 15 December 1958. Towed into Pasajes by fishing vessels on 6 January 1959. Sold to Spanish shipbreakers early 1961 and broken up in April 1961.


Commands listed for HMS Virulent (P 95)

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1Lt. Stephen John Fovargue, RN15 May 194413 Mar 1945
2Lt. Francis Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, RN13 Mar 1945Oct 1945 ?

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