For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


Harbour Training Submarine OLYMPUS S12


Formerly HMS/m OLYMPUS


HTSM Olympus alongside Halifax


Royal Navy badge for

HMS Olympus


Laid down: 04 Mar 1960

Launched: 14 Jun 1961

Commissioned: 1961

Paid off: 1980s

Transferred to RCN - never commissioned

Fate: Broken up in 2011


Olympus was never commissioned in the Canadian Navy.  She was used as an alongside training platform from 1989 until the mid-90s.  She was sold for scrap and sent by barge to Port Maitland to be broken up in 2011.


Photos and Documents (below)


HTSM Olympus Welcome Aboard pamphlet






Courtesy of Andre Langlois