HMS Tumult (R11)
|Built by:||John Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland)|
|Laid down:||16 Nov, 1941|
|Launched:||9 Nov, 1942|
|Commissioned:||2 Apr, 1943|
|End service:||Scrapped at Dalmuir in October 1965.|
30 Mar, 1944
The German submarine U-223 was sunk in the Mediterranean north of Palermo, in position 38.48N, 14.10E, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Laforey and HMS Tumult and the British escort destroyers HMS Hambledon and HMS Blencathra.