Allied Warships

HMS Achates (ii) (P 433)

Submarine of the A class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantP 433 
Built byDevonport Dockyard (Plymouth, U.K.) 
Ordered4 May 1943 
Laid down8 Mar 1944 
Launched20 Sep 1945 
End service 

Not completed. She was used for hull strength trials off Gibraltar during May-June 1950. on 20 June 50 she was lowered until the hull collapsed. The hull was then lifted and, after examination, sunk east of Gibraltar.


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