HMS Sterlet (N 22)
Submarine of the S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Chatham Dockyard (Chatham, U.K.)|
|Ordered||2 Mar 1936|
|Laid down||14 Jul 1936|
|Launched||22 Sep 1937|
|Commissioned||6 Apr 1938|
|Lost||18 Apr 1940|
|Loss position||58.55N, 10.10E|
HMS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. Gerard Henry Stacpoole Haward, RN) was possibly sunk on 18 April 1940 in the Skaggerak south of Larvik, Norway in position 58º55'N, 10º10'E by the German anti submarine trawlers UJ-125, UJ-126 and UJ-128. She might also have been mined while returning to base.
Commands listed for HMS Sterlet (N 22)
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|1||Lt. Gerard Henry Stacpoole Haward, RN||1 Aug 1939||18 Apr 1940 (+)|
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Noteable events involving Sterlet include:
15 Apr 1940
HMS Sterlet (Lt.Cdr. G.H.S. Haward, RN) torpedoed and sank the German gunnery training ship Brummer in the Skagerrak south of Larvik, Norway in position 58°40'N, 09°56'E. (see map)