A class submarines (RN, 1944)

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A class submarines

specifications

Displacement: 1120t standard, 1385t/1620t normal
Dimensions: 85.11m oa x 6.78m x 5.21m max normal load
Machinery: 2-shaft Vickers (Acheron, Aeneas, Affray, Alaric, Artemis, Artful Admiralty) supercharged diesels plus electric motors, 4300bhp/1250shp = 18.5kts/8kts. Oil 165t, 219t max
Armament: 10-21in TT (4 bow, 2 stern, 4 external), 1-4in/40 QF Mk XXII
Complement: 61

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
S61 Acheron Chatham DYd 1944.08.26 1947.03.25 1948.04.17 1972 BU
S72 Aeneas Cammell Laird 1944.10.10 1945.10.25 1946.07.31 1974 BU
Affray Cammell Laird 16 Jan 1944 17 Apr 1945 25 Nov 1945 17 Apr 1951 lost
S41 Alaric Cammell Laird 1944.05.31 1946.02.18 1946.12.11 1971 BU
S65 Alcide Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1945.02.01 1945.04.12 1946.10.18 1974 BU
S66 Alderney Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1945.02.06 1945.06.25 1946.12.10 1972 BU
S67 Alliance Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1945.03.13 1945.07.26 1945.05.14 1979 Preserved
S68 Ambush Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1945.05.17 1945.09.24 1947.07.22 1971 BU
S43 Amphion Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1943.11.14 1944.08.31 1945.03.27 1971 BU ex-Anchorie
S64 Anchorite Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1945.07.19 1946.01.22 1947.11.18 1970 BU ex-Amphion
S63 Andrew Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1945.08.13 1946.04.06 1948.03.16 1977 BU
S49 Artemis Scotts 1944.02.28 1946.08.26 1947.08.15 1972 BU
S96 Artful Scotts 1944.06.08 1947.05.22 1948.02.02 1972 BU
S47 Astute Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1944.04.04 1945.01.30 1945.06.30 1970 BU
S69 Auriga Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1944.06.07 1945.03.29 1946.01.12 1974 BU
Aurochs Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 21 Jun 1944 28 Jul 1945 7 Feb 1947 1966 decom'd
7 Feb 1967 sold for BU