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Submarine histories. Royal Navy Vampire class submarines. Submarine website dedicated to the history of Vampire, Veldt, Venturer, Vigorous, Viking, Virtue, Visigoth, Vox, Upshot, Urtica, Vagabond, Variance, Varne, Vengeful, Vineyard, Virulent, Vivid, Volatile, Voracious, Vortex, Votary and Vulpine from their launch to their participation in major wars also notice board for families of ex-crew of V Class submarines.
|Submarines in class. HMS Vampire, HMS Veldt, HMS Venturer, HMS Vigorous, HMS Viking, HMS Virtue, HMS Visigoth, HMS Vox, HMS Upshot, HMS Urtica, HMS Vagabond, HMS Variance, HMS Varne, HMS Vengeful, HMS Vineyard, HMS Virulent, HMS Vivid, HMS Volatile, HMS Voracious, HMS Vortex, HMS Votary and HMS Vulpine.|
|Displacement: 545 tons Compliment: 33. Armament: 4 x 21 inch torpedo tubes ( bow; 8 torpedoes). One 3 inch gun. Speed: surface speed 11.25 knots, submerged speed 10 knots|
|Upshot||24th February 1944||Scrapped in November 1949 at Preston.|
|Urtica||23rd March 1944||Scrapped in March 1950 at Milford Haven.|
|Vagabond||19th September 1944||Scrapped in January 1950 at Newport.|
|Vampire||20th July 1943||Scrapped in March 1950 at Gateshead.|
|Variance||22nd May 1944||Served with the Norwegian Navy as Utsira in 1944.|
|Varne||24th February 1944||Scrapped in September 1958 at Troon.|
|Veldt||19th July 1943||Served with the Hellenic Navy as Pipinos from 1943-57. Eventually scrapped in February 1958 at Dunston.|
|Vengeful||20th July 1944||Served with the Hellenic Navy as Delfin from 1944-57. Eventually scrapped in March 1958 at Gateshead.|
|Venturer||4th May 1943||Served with the Norwegian Navy as Utstein in 1946.|
|Vigorous||15th October 1943||Sold for scrapping on 23rd December 1949.|
|Viking||5th May 1943||Served with the Norwegian Navy as Utvaer in 1946.|
|Vineyard||8th May 1944||Served with the French Navy from 1944-47. Eventually scrapped in June 1950 at Charlestown.|
|Virtue||29th November 1943||Scrapped in May 1946 at Cochin.|
|Virulent||23rd May 1944||Served with the Hellenic Navy as Argonaftis from 1946-58. Eventually scrapped in April 1961 at Pasajes.|
|Visigoth||30th November 1943||Scrapped in April 1950 at Hayle.|
|Vivid||15th September 1943||Scrapped in October 1950 at Faslane.|
|Volatile||20th June 1944||Served with the Hellenic Navy as Triaina from 1946-58. Eventually scrapped in December 1958 at Dunston.|
|Voracious||11th November 1943||Scrapped in May 1946 at Cochin.|
|Vortex||19th August 1944||Served with the French Navy as Morse from 1944-47. Served with the Danish Navy as Saelen from 1947-58. Eventually scrapped in August 1958 at Faslane.|
|Votary||21st August 1944||Served with the Norwegian Navy as Uthaug in 1946.|
|Vox||28th September 1943||Scrapped in May 1946 at Cochin.|
|Vulpine||28th December 1943||Served with the Danish Navy as Storen from 1947-58. Eventually scrapped in June 1959 at Faslane.|
Delfin (ex - HMS Vengeful) ready for scrapping at Gateshead.
A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available. Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder. A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25. Order photograph here Order Code XMP2402
Delfin (ex - HMS Vengeful) ready for scrapping at Gateshead, March 1958.
A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available. Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder. A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25. Order photograph here Order Code XMP2403
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