Swedish Submarines

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SWEDISH SUBMARINES

Ex-British STICKLEBACK class midget submarine

Spiggen

15.7.58

Museum boat 1975

HAJEN class submarines       Displacement: 720t standard; 785t max; c900 submerged         Armament: 4-533mm TT (bow, 8 torpedoes), mines         Complement: 44

Hajen

11.12.54

Stricken 1.7.80

Salen

3.10.55

Stricken 1.7.80

Valen

21.4.55

Stricken 1.7.80

Bavern

3.2.58

Stricken 1.7.80

Illern

14.11.57

Stricken 1.7.80

Uttern

14.11.58

Stricken 1.7.80

DRAKEN class submarines        Displacement: 770t standard; 835t max; c950t submerged          Armament: 4-533m TT (12 torpedoes), mines        Complement: 36

Draken

1.4.60

Stricken 1.7.81

Gripen

31.5.60

Stricken 1.7.81

Vargen

20.5.60

In reserve 1988, stricken

Delfinen

7.3.61

In reserve 1988, stricken

Nordkaparen

8.3.61

In reserve 1988, stricken

Springaren

31.8.61

In reserve 1988, stricken

SJOORMEN class submarines          Displacement: 1125t standard; 1400t submerged          Armament: 4-533mm TT (bow), 2-400 TT (for type 42 ASW torpedoes or mines) Complement: 23

Sjoormen

25.1.67

Laid up 1993

Sjolejonet

29.6.67

In service 1995

Sjobornen

9.1.68

Laid up 1993

Sjohhunden

21.3.68

In service 1995

Sjohasten

6.8.68

Laid up 1993

NACKEN class submarines         Displacement: 980t standard; 1150t submerged         Armament: 6-533mm TT, 2-400mm ASW TT (all bow, 12 torpedoes) Complement: 19 (5 officers)

Nacken

17.4.78

In service 1995

Neptun

6.12.78

In service 1995

Najad

13.8.79

In service 1995

VASTERGOTLAND class submarines        Displacement: 1070t surfaced; 1134t submerged       Armament: 6-533 mm TT (bow, 12 torpedoes), 4-400mm ASW TT (bow, 6 torpedoes), 22 mines         Complement: 20 (5 officers)

Vastergotland

17.9.87

In service 1995

Halsingland

20.10.88

In service 1995

Sodermanland

21.4.89

In service 1995

Ostergotland

10.1.90

In service 1995

GOTLAND class submarines          Displacement: 1240t surfaced; 1490t submerged       Armament: 4-533mm TT (bow, 12 torpedoes), 2-40 ASW TT (bow, 4 torpedoes), 22 mines        Complement: 20

Gotland

2.2.95

Completing

Uppland

Jan 1996

Building

Halland

Sep 1996

Building

Swedish Draken Class Submarine Gripen.

Launched 21st August 1928 and stricken 18th June 1947.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PAN013

Nordenfelt I From The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

Early Swedish submarine taken over by the Greek Government.

Delfiven From The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson