Submarine sneaks into Corfu harbour
4th March 1942: Commander Anthony Miers awarded the Victoria Cross for daring attack, part of which is spent on the surface surrounded by enemy vessels
On the night of the 4th March 1942 H.M. Submarine Torbay, Commander Anthony Miers, followed a convoy of Italian destroyers and supply ships into Corfu harbour in a an attempt to get close to them.
This was a dangerous, delicate and slow manoeuvre and as night fe…