HMS Trusty (N45)
HMS Trusty (left) passing HMS Sibyl (foreground), as the latter nears port at Dundee.
|Builder:||Vickers Armstrong, Barrow|
|Laid down:||15 March 1940|
|Launched:||14 March 1941|
|Commissioned:||30 July 1941|
|Fate:||sold for breaking up January 1947|
|Class & type:||British T class submarine|
|Displacement:||1,090 tons surfaced
1,575 tons submerged
|Length:||275 ft (84 m)|
|Beam:||26 ft 6 in (8.08 m)|
|Draught:||16.3 ft (5.0 m)|
15.25 knots (28.7 km/h) surfaced
|Range:||4,500 nautical miles at 11 knots (8,330 km at 20 km/h) surfaced|
|Test depth:||300 ft (91 m) max|
6 internal forward-facing torpedo tubes
Trusty served in the Mediterranean and in the Pacific Far East. She sank the Italian merchant Eridano in December 1941, and on reassigning to the Pacific, she sank the Japanese merchant cargo ship Toyohashi Maru and damaged the Japanese troop transport Columbia Maru.
She survived the war and was sold to be broken up for scrap in January 1947. She was scrapped at Milford Haven in July 1947.
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