HMS Vengeful (P 86)
Submarine of the V class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.)|
|Ordered||21 May 1942|
|Laid down||30 Jul 1943|
|Launched||20 Jul 1944|
|Commissioned||16 Oct 1944|
|End service||23 Apr 1945|
HMS Vengeful was lent to the Greek Navy on 23 April 1945 until 1957. Scrapped at Gateshead on 22 March 1958.
Commands listed for HMS Vengeful (P 86)
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|1||Lt. Anthony Stuart Melville-Ross, DSC, RN||17 Jul 1944||23 Apr 1945|
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Notable events involving Vengeful include:
29 Nov 1944
HMS Torbay (Lt. C.P. Norman, DSO, RN) ended her 24th war patrol at Holy Loch. Passage south through the Minches had been made together with HMS Vengeful (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN). They had been escorted by HMS Sardonyx (Lt.Cdr. L.F.L. Hill, RNR). (1)
- ADM 199/1868
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.