Parthian class submarines (RN, 1929)

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Parthian class submarines

specifications

Displacement: 1475t standard, 1760t/2040t normal
Dimensions: 88.14m oa x 9.12m x 4.85m mean normal load
Machinery: 2-shaft Admiralty diesels plus electric motors, 4640bhp/1635shp = 17.5kts/8.6kts. Oil 159t
Armament: 8-21in TT (6 bpw. 2 stern, 14 torpedoes), 1-4in/40 QF Mk IV (later Mk XII)
Complement: 53

units

Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
Pandora Vickers-Amrstrong, Barrow 22 Aug 1929 1 Apr 1942 sunk
Parthian Chatham DYd 22 Jun 1929 10 Aug 1943 sunk
Perseus Vickers-Amrstrong, Barrow 22 May 1929 6 Dec 1941 sunk
Phoenix Cammell Laird 3 Oct 1929 16 Jul 1940 sunk
Poseidon Vickers-Amrstrong, Barrow 21 Jun 1929 9 Jun 1931 lost collision
Proteus Vickers-Amrstrong, Barrow 23 Jul 1929 1946 BU