Shark Class

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Submarine histories. Royal Navy Shark class submarines. Submarine website dedicated to the history of HMS Sealion, HMS Shark, HMS Salmon, HMS Snapper, HMS Seawolf, HMS Spearfish, HMS Sterlet and HMS Sunfish. Notice board for families of ex-crew of S Class submarines.

Sealion 16th March 1934 Used as a target in March 1945.
Shark 31st May 1934 Lost on 6th June 1940.
Salmon 30th April 1934 Lost on 9th June 1940.
Snapper 25th October 1934 Lost on 12th February 1941.
Seawolf 28th November 1935 Sold in Canada in November 1945.
Spearfish 21st April 1936 Believed sunk by U-34 on 2nd August 1940. (Information from D Morgan)
Sunfish 30th September 1936 Served as a Russian sub (B1) in 1944 and lost on 27th July 1944.
Sterlet 22nd September 1937 Lost 18th April 1940.

HMS Sealion

HMS Sealion, July 1935.

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HMS Sealion, January 1940.

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HMS Sealion pictured in 1934 at Malta.  

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HMS Sealion at Malta.Contributed by email.

HMS Shark

HMS Shark, July 1935.

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HMS Salmon

HMS Salmon, May 1935.

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HMS Salmon, July 1935.

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HMS Snapper

HMS Snapper.

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HMS Snapper, July 1935.

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HMS Snapper was launched on 25th October 1934 and was lost on 12th February 1941 while in Home waters after returning from duties in the Mediterranean.

Displacement: 670 tons    Compliment: 39.    Armament: 6 x 21 inch torpedo tubes ( bow, 12 torpedoes). One 3 inch gun.      Speed: surface speed 14 knots (Sunfish 15kts), submerged speed 10 knots

HMS Seawolf

HMS Seawolf, 1943.

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HMS Spearfish

HMS Spearfish, 1937.

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HMS Spearfish, July 1939.

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HMS Sterlet

HMS Sterlet, April 1938.

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HMS Sterlet, 1938.

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HMS Sunfish

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HMS Sunfish, July 1937.

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HMS Sunfish, October 1937.

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HMS Sea Lion (left) and HMS Shark (Right) of the Shark Class.

Contributed by Craig MacDonlad.