Allied Warships

RHS Nereus (Y 4)

Submarine of the Proteus class

NavyThe Royal Hellenic Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassProteus 
PennantY 4 
Built byAt.&Ch de la Loire (St. Nazaire, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
LaunchedDec 1927 
Commissioned1 Mar 1930 
End service3 May 1947 
History

Escaped to Alexandria in May 1941 and operated in the Mediterrean under British control.
Assigned pennant number N 56 by the British.

Decommissioned on 3 May 1947.

 

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Notable events involving Nereus include:


15 Jun 1942
Nereus (Lt.Cdr. Rallis) sank a sailing vessel with gunfire off Scarpanto.

15 Jul 1942
Nereus (Lt.Cdr. Rallis) sank three sailing vessels with gunfire off Karpathos.

19 Jul 1942
While on patrol of Karpathos, Nereus (Lt.Cdr. Rallis) fires four torpedoes at what is thought to be a 6000 ton merchant. In reality it was the Italian hospital ship Sicilia (9646 GRT). All torpedoes missed the target.

5 Aug 1942
While on patrol of Rhodos, Greece Nereus attacked the German merchant Wachtfels (8467 GRT). All torpedoed fired missed their target.

6 Aug 1942
Nereus (Lt.Cdr. Rallis) sank a small Greek sailing vessel with gunfire off Rhodos.

24 Sep 1942
Nereus (Lt.Cdr. Rallis) torpedoed and sank the Italian Fiume (662 GRT) about 7 nautical miles south-west of Rhodos.


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