Swordfish Class

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Submarine histories. Royal Navy Swordfish class submarines. Submarine website dedicated to the history of HMS Sturgeon, HMS Swordfish, HMS Seahorse and HMS Starfish from their launch to their participation in major wars also notice board for families of ex-crew of S Class submarines.

Sturgeon 8th January 1932 Served with the Netherlands Nay from 1943-45 before being scrapped in 1947 at Granton.
Swordfish 10th November 1931 Lost on 16th November 1940.
Starfish 14th March 1933 Lost on 9th January 1940.
Seahorse 15th November 1932 Lost on 7th January 1940.

HMS Sturgeon

HMS Sturgeon was launched on 8th January 1932 and was transferred to the Dutch Navy from 1943-45 and renamed Zeehond. She was scrapped in 1947 at Granton. Pictured c.1938

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HMS Sturgeon, July 1935.

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HMS Swordfish

British submarine Swordfish which was lost on 16th November 1940.

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HMS Swordfish.Contributed by John Evans

HMS Swordfish.

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HMS Swordfish, July 1935.

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HMS Starfish

HMS Starfish.

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HMS Starfish, July 1935.

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HMS Starfish showing her forward torpedo tubes, pictured July 1937.

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HMS Starfish, 1938.

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HMS Seahorse

HMS Seahorse.

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HMS Seahorse, 1933.

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Displacement: 640 tons    Compliment: 38.    Armament: 6 x 21 inch torpedo tubes ( bow, 12 torpedoes). One 3 inch gun.      Speed: surface speed 13.75 knots, submerged speed 10 knots