HMS Starfish (19 S)
Submarine of the S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Chatham Dockyard (Chatham, U.K.)|
|Ordered||16 Mar 1931|
|Laid down||29 Sep 1931|
|Launched||14 Mar 1933|
|Commissioned||27 Oct 1933|
|Lost||9 Jan 1940|
On 5 January 1940 HMS Starfish (Lt. Thomas Anthony Turner, RN) sailed from Blyth. On 9 January 1940 she attacked a German minesweeper off the German North Sea coast in the Heligoland Bight in position 55.00N, 07.10E. However this attack failed because, due to drill error, the torpedoes remained stuck in the tubes(!).
Commands listed for HMS Starfish (19 S)
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|1||Lt. Thomas Anthony Turner, RN||15 Apr 1939||9 Jan 1940|
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