HMS Astute (P447)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Astute.
Career (United Kingdom)
Name: HMS Astute (P447)
Builder: Vickers Armstrongs
Launched: 1944
Commissioned: 1945
Fate: Scrapped, 1 October 1970
General characteristics
Class and type: Amphion-class submarine

HMS Astute (P447) was an Amphion-class submarine. Her keel was laid down by Vickers at Barrow-in-Furness. She was launched in 1944 and commissioned in 1945.[1]

In 1953 she took part in the Fleet Review to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.[2]

Astute was scrapped on 1 October 1970 at Dunston on Tyne.

Commanding officers[edit]

From To Captain
1953 1953 Lieutenant-Commander R W Garson RN
1965 1966 Lieutenant-Commander J M Slaughter RN


  1. ^ "HMS Astute (P 447)". 
  2. ^ Souvenir Programme, Coronation Review of the Fleet, Spithead, 15th June 1953, HMSO, Gale and Polden


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