|Displacement||1850 / 2723 BRT|
|Complement||6 officers + 55 men|
|Armament||1 4" gun 2 MG AA 6 21" torpedo tubes (6 bow)|
|Max speed||22.25 / 10 knots (surfaced/submerged)|
|Engines||Diesel / Electric, 2 shafts|
|Power||10000 / 2500 HP (surfaced/submerged)|
|Notes on class||This class of submarines was sometimes known as the "Thames" class.
They were designed to operate with the fleet.
Thames had a slight different displacement 1805 / 2680 BRT.
Royal Navy ships of the River class
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|HMS Clyde (N 12)|
|HMS Severn (N 57)|
|HMS Thames (N 71)||Lost on 3 Aug 1940|
Full wartime service history on this vessel.
See all Royal Navy Submarine classes.
Hitler's Forgotten Flotillas
Books dealing with this subject include:
Fight for the Sea, Turner, John Frayn, 2001