Valiant class submarines (RN, 1963)

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Valiant class submarines

specifications

Displacement: 4000t normal; 4400t/4900t
Dimensions: 86.9m pp x 10.1m x 8.2m
Machinery: 1-shaft nuclear: 1 pressurised water-cooled reactor (PWR 1) plus geared steam turbine, 15,000sho, plus diesel--electric auxiliary = 20kts/28kts
Armament: 6-21in TT (26 torpedoes)
Sensors: Search and navigation radar; sonar 2001, 2007, 183, 197, 2019
Complement: 103

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
S102 Valiant Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 22 Jan 1962 3 Dec 1963 18 Jul 1966 1992 For disposal
S103 Warspite Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 10 Dec 1963 25 Sept 1965 18 Apr 1967 1990 For disposal
S46 Churchill Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 30 Jun 1967 20 Dec 1968 15 Jul 1970 1991 For disposal
S48 Conqueror Cammell Laird 5 Dec 1967 28 Aug 1969 9 Nov 1971 1990 For disposal
S50 Courageous Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 15 Jun 1968 7 Mar 1970 16 Oct 1971 1992 For disposal