Explorer class submarines (RN, 1954)

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Explorer class submarines

specifications

Displacement: 776t standard; about 980t/1076t
Dimensions: 63.8m pp, 68.7m oa x 4.8m x 5.5m
Machinery: 2-shaft Vickers hydrogen peroxide turbines, plus electric motors, 15,000shp/4000bhp = 27kts/18kts. Fuel 39t perhydrol
Armament: None
Complement: 41-49

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
S30 Explorer Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1951.07.20 1954.03.05 1956.11.28 1965 BU
S40 Excalibur Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow 1952.02.13 1955.02.25 1958.03.22 1970 BU