HMS Volatile (P 96)
Submarine of the V class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Newcastle-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Ordered||21 May 1942|
|Laid down||30 Mar 1943|
|Launched||20 Jun 1944|
|Commissioned||4 Nov 1944|
Lent to the Greek Navy as Triaina from May 1946 until returned on 3 October 1958. Scrapped at Dunston on Tyne on 23 December 1958.
Commands listed for HMS Volatile (P 96)
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|1||Lt. Frank Ronald Lawrence, RN||15 Aug 1944||mid 1945|
|2||Lt. Peter Tremayne Miles, RN||27 Jun 1945||24 Sep 1945|
|3||Lt. Denis Woolnough Mills, DSC, RN||24 Sep 1945|
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Notable events involving Volatile include:
25 Nov 1944
HMS Solent (Lt. J.D. Martin, DSC, RN) departed Holy Loch for her 1st war patrol. She was made the passage North through the Miches together with HMS Volatile (Lt. F.R. Lawrence, RN) and HrMs O 24 (Lt.Cdr. P.J.S. de Jong, RNN). They were escorted by escorted by HMS Sardonyx (A/Lt.Cdr. T.A. Easton, RNVR). (1)
10 May 1945
HMS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. E.D. Norman, DSO, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area for the C.O.Q.C. (Commanding Officers Qualifying Course) with HMS Volatile (Lt. F.R. Lawrence, RN) and HMS Kihna (Cdr.(Retd.) T.J.T.C. Jenks, RN) serving as targets. These included night exercises during the night of 10/11 May. (2)
- ADM 173/18769
- ADM 173/20058
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.