Vital Statistics

Built By:               Cammell Laird and Co Ltd, Birkenhead.

Laid Down:          22 December 1942

Launched:            30 September 1943

Commissioned:    29 November 1943

Pennant Number: P248/ S48

Motto:                  Strong to endure.

Crest:                   Badge: A pine tree proper.

Displacement:      715 Tons Standard.

842 Tons Surfaced.

990 Tons Submerged.



Dimensions:         Length 217ft.

Beam:                  23 ft. 9 in.

Draught:              14 ft. 8 in at surface displacement.

Crew:                   Total of 44 to 48. .

Propulsion:          2 x Sets Admiralty design Diesel Engines (1900 BHP). Built by Peter Brotherhood Ltd at Peterborough.

2 x Sets Electric Motors (1300 H.P.). Twin Screws.

Range:                 Surfaced: 4,100 miles at full speed with 47 tons of fuel carried in the main ballast tanks. 6,700 miles at 8 knots. (Total, 92 tons of fuel). Submerged: 56 miles at 4 knots. 30 minutes at full speed.

Armament:           Six 2 I -inch Bow Torpedo Tubes.




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