HMS Springer (P 264)
Submarine of the S class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.)|
|Ordered||29 Apr 1943|
|Laid down||8 May 1944|
|Launched||14 May 1945|
|Commissioned||2 Aug 1945|
Transferred to the Israeli Navy on 9 October 1958 and renamed Tanin. Scrapped in 1972.
Commands listed for HMS Springer (P 264)
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|1||Lt. John Francis Michell, RN||10 Jun 1945||14 Oct 1945|
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The history of HMS Springer as compiled on this page is extracted from the logbooks of this submarine.
This page was last updated in October 2013.
31 Jul 1945
HMS Springer (Lt. J.F. Michell, RN) departed her builders yard for Holy Loch. (1)
1 Aug 1945
HMS Springer (Lt. J.F. Michell, RN) arrived at Holy Loch to begin a period of trials and training on the Scottish West coast.
When the war with Japan ended she was still undergoing her work-up program. (1)
- ADM 173/19718
- ADM 173/19824
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.