RHS Matrozos (P 712)
Submarine of the Perla class
|Navy||The Royal Hellenic Navy|
|Built by||Cantieri Riuniti de l'Anreitico (Montfalcone, Italy)|
|Laid down||31 Aug 1935|
|Launched||3 May 1936|
|Commissioned||5 Dec 1942|
On 9 July 1942 the Italian submarine Perla (commissioned into the Italian Navy on 8 July 1936) was captured off Beirut by the British corvette HMS Hyacinth. She was commissioned into the Royal Navy as HMS P 712. On 5 December 1942 she was transferred to the Greek Navy. She served as Matrozos until decommissioned in 1954.
|Former name||P 712|
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Notable events involving Matrozos include:
8 Oct 1944
Matrozos (Lt. J. Massouridis, RHN) attacked the German transport Achilles (1150 GRT) with gunfire west of Chios Island, Greece. The Achilles was sunk later that day north-west of Chios by HMS Vivid.