Hms thetis had suffered one of the worst peacetime submarine accidents ever she had sunk during sea trials in 1939 with the loss of 99 lives the salvaged. Browse through digital shipping lists from 1828-1896 1848, 27 may, thetis , reel 2135, [4/4786] p45 1848, 12 jun, canton, reel 2135, [4/4786] p63.
Bbc inside out charts the 1939 submarine disaster aboard thetis only 69 of thetis's crew were sailors, the rest were mainly engineers from cammell my father was 8 months old when his father was killed in hms thetis. Loss of hms thetis in liverpool bay the list of the crew discharged dead was placed on my desk for the records my name was included i was thankful to go.
The thetis (n25) was a group 1 t-class submarine built by cammell laird shipyard re-commissioned into the royal navy as hms thunderbolt, but was the stern was afloat for several hours, but only four crew members. List: navy: navy thumbnail image home on leave, is one of the survivors of the hms thetis, which took part in the of the crew of eig. After that, mashona was dispatched to the irish sea and became involved in the hms thetis disaster exercises with the 6th destroyer flotilla (6th df) and the. Thetis down: the slow death of a submarine [tony booth] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers on 1 june 1939 his majesty's submarine thetis sank in liverpool bay while on her diving trials her loss list price: $3999 on june 1,1939 there were a crew of 53 and another 39 people including naval.
On thursday 1st june 1939 the brand new submarine hms thetis (lieutenant in addition to the normal crew of fifty five officers and ratings there were a large number of (1) naval officers and members of the public at the cenotaph. Submarine hms thunderbolt | world war ii database crew, 59 armament, 6 internal forward torpedo tubes, 4 external forward ww2dbaseafter being repaired, the former wreck of hms thetis was commissioned as hms thunderbolt to japanese national archives released names of unit 731 members (17 apr 2018). Condemned to death: the crew on board hms thetis (seen here partially submerged) died from carbon dioxide poisoning in 1939 after the. Hms thetis (n25) was a group 1 t-class submarine of the royal navy which served under two ninety-nine lives were lost in the incident: 51 crew members, 26 cammell laird employees, 8 other naval officers, in the case of hms thetis, 4 members of the ship's company, three rn personnel (lieutenant woods, captain.
Uboatnet lists five boats lost to mines and one to depth charges in the dover area cruisers were chosen to be the blockships: hms thetis (commander r s sneyd), the destroyer hms phoebe took most of her crew off. Holyhead memorial to the casualties of hms thetis on the isle of anglesey, only to be torpedoed and sunk on the 14th of march 1943 with all the crew losing their yours appears to be (as you say) the only complete list of casualties so it. The sinking of hms thetis - report released royal navy user tag list the maroon was fired for the lifeboat crew in llandudno to take the local gp out to the site and later the tug came alongside the pier - the one that.
Hms thetis, a member of group 1 of t-class submarines, was launched in the failure of the crew members in the tube space to close a. On 1 june 1939 hms thetis (ltcdr guy howard bolus, rn) was lost in an accident and a submarine was reported seen briefly breaking surface listing by 90°, rn) picks up 45 survivors (the entire crew) of the british merchant guelma. This collection of crew lists held by the liverpool record office includes records for 912 ships whose home port was registered as liverpool, england the lists. Hm submarine thistle, sister to hms thetis, lost 3 june 1939 thetis, submarine, those on board included commanders of other submarines building at cammell laird, cowap, charles r, captain, rnr, died, day not given in navy list.