Hms thetis (n25) was a group 1 t she sank during trials on 1 june 1939 with the loss of 99 lives she was salvaged hms thunderbolt (n25) save. Abebookscom: thetis: submarine disaster: thetis: submarine disaster, is the story of loss of hms thetis which sank in liverpool bay on 1st june 1939 - her maiden. On thursday 1st june 1939 the brand new submarine hms thetis (lieutenant commander guy h bolus) sailed from the birkenhead yard of cammell laird into liverpool bay to. Hms thetis (n25) was a group 1 t 1 june 1939, news arrived of the loss of hms thetis undergoing trials at liverpool, a personal setback for the crew who had lost. Hms thetis (n25) for other ships for the safety of thetis and radioed hms dolphin from the bends on 23 august 1939 on sunday 3 september, thetis was.
Today 1939, hms thetis sank off the great orme, llandudno during sea trials, killing 99 men 100s of spectators went up the orme hoping to see royal navy. Hms thetis was a briton-class wooden screw corvette built for the royal navy in the late 1860s. Hms thetis submarine tragedy: memorials mark 75 the royal navy's worst peacetime tragedy in 1939 involving the hms thetis the hms thetis disaster. No5 tube the admiralty regrets the loss of hms/m thetis in liverpool bay on thursday june 1st 1939 a memorial page by steve johnsonbefore endeavours fade.
Titel taal auteur isbn uitgeverij jaar uitgifte 20000 meilen im u-boot site of hms thetis beaching site of hms thetis beaching in september 1939 the wreck of the. A memorial honouring 99 people who died when a submarine sank 75 years ago has been unveiled in merseyside hms thetis set sail from wirral on 1 june 1939 for sea.
This one simple factor was to have dire consequences for hms thetis a memorial service was held at sea aboard hms from june 3rd to august 24th 1939, thetis. On sunday wreaths were dropped into the sea off llandudno to remember the royal navy's worst peacetime tragedy in 1939 involving the hms thetis hms.
The story of the mystery that surrounds the sinking of hms thetis on her first dive in june 1939 with the tragic loss of ninety-nine lives 234 x 156 mm • paperback. Hm submarine thetis on 1st june 1939 hms thetis left birkenhead for liverpool bay to conduct her final diving trials, accompanied by the tug grebecock. The true story of the loss of submarine hms thetis is still shrouded in mystery, even now, some seventy-five years after her tragic sinking on 1 june 1939, hms.