Original Royal Navy Submarine Crest – HMS Tantivy 1943
HMS Tantivy was a Submarine of the third group of the T class.
Built by Vickers Armstrong, Barrow, and John Brown & Company, Clydebank
HMS Tantivy served in the Far East for much of its wartime career, where it sank a Siamese sailing vessel, the Japanese merchant cargo ship Shiretoko Maru, the Japanese communications vessel No. 137, the Japanese barge No. 136, the Japanese motor sailing vessel Tachibana Maru No.47, a Japanese tug, two Japanese coasters, a Japanese sailing vessel, the small Japanese vessels Chokyu Maru No.2, Takasago Maru No.3, and Otori Maru, and twelve small unidentified vessels.
HMS Tantivy laid numerous mines.
She survived the war and continued in service with the Navy, finally being sunk as an anti-submarine target in the Cromarty Firth in 1951.
Overall 12in 30cm
Badge 9.75in 25cm
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