Allied Warships

HMS Anchorite (P 422)

Submarine of the A class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantP 422 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
Ordered7 Apr 1943 
Laid down19 Jul 1945 
Launched22 Jan 1946 
Commissioned18 Nov 1947 
End service 

Sold to be broken up for scrap on 28 July 1970. Scrapped at Troon, Scotland in August 1970.


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Notable events involving Anchorite include:

13 Oct 1956
Anchorite went aground in Rothesay Bay, being stuck for 2 days before being pulled free.

3 Oct 1960
Anchorite was damaged in striking an uncharted rock in the Gulf of Hauraki, New Zealand.

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