Allied Warships

HMS Sterlet (N 22)

Submarine of the S class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantN 22 
Built byChatham Dockyard (Chatham, U.K.) 
Ordered2 Mar 1936 
Laid down14 Jul 1936 
Launched22 Sep 1937 
Commissioned6 Apr 1938 
Lost18 Apr 1940 
Loss position58° 55'N, 10° 10'E

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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1Lt. Gerard Henry Stacpoole Haward, RN1 Aug 193918 Apr 1940 (+)

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Notable 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.

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