SUBMARINES:  CHATHAM BUILT

Parthian Class: Patrol Submarine
Ordered under the 1927 programme, this class of boat, although 6 feet longer, was almost identical to the Odin class.
Of the six boats built, Poseidon was lost in a collision in 1931, only Proteus survived WWII.

For more information and pictures on the Chatham build, select Parthian from side menu.




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Parthian Class:  Information
  
Commissioned
1930 to 1931
Length (feet):
289ft 1"
Beam (feet):
29ft 10"
Surface Displacement (tons):
1475
Submerged Displacement (tons):
1765
Speed (knots):
Surface: 17.5 Dived: 8.5
Armament:
6 x 21" Bow Tubes
2 x 21" Stern tubes
1 x 4" Gun
2 x .303 Lewis Guns
Propulsion:
2 x 4640 bhp Diesel Engines
2 x 1320 bhp Electric Motors
2 Shafts
Range
8,400 nm
Complement
56



PARTHIAN CLASS
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