Taciturn Class

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Submarine histories. Royal Navy Taciturn (T) class submarines in website dedicated to the history of HMS Taciturn, HMS Talent, HMS Tapir, HMS Tarn, HMS Tasman, HMS Telemachus, HMS Teredo, HMS Terrapin, HMS Thorough, HMS Thule, HMS Tiptoe, HMS Tireless, HMS Token, HMS Tradewind, HMS Trenchant, HMS Trump, HMS Tudor, HMS Tabard, HMS Thermopylae, HMS Totem, HMS Truncheon and HMS Turpin from their launch to their participation in major wars also notice board for families of ex-crew of T Class submarines.

Taciturn 7th June 1944 Scrapped in August 1971 at Briton Ferry.
Tabard 21st November 1945 Unknown
Thule 22nd October 1942 Scrapped on 14th September 1962 at Inverkeithing.
Tireless 19th March 1943 Scrapped in 1968 at Newport.
Token 19th March 1943 Scrapped in March 1970 at Cairn Ryan.
Tudor 23rd September 1942 Scrapped in July 1963 at Faslane.
Talent 17th July 1943 Served with the Netherlands Navy as Zwaardvisch in 1944.
Telemachus 19th June 1943 Scrapped 25th August 1961 at Charlestown.
Terrapin 31st August 1943 Deemed a constructive loss in May 1945 she was scrapped one year later at Troon.
Thorough 30th October 1943 Scrapped in July 1961 at Dunston.
Tiptoe 25th February 1944 Laid up at Portsmouth in 1972 and broken up in 1979.
Totem 28th September 1943 Served in Israeli Navy as Dakar in 1967 and was lost in January 1968.
Tradewind 11th December 1943 Scrapped on 14th December 1955 at Charlestown
Trenchant 24th March 1943 Scrapped in July 1963 at Faslane.
Trump 25th March 1944 Scrapped in August 1971 at Newport.
Truncheon 22nd February 1944 Served in Israeli Navy as Dolphin in January 1968.
Tapir 21st August 1944 Served with the Netherlands Navy as Zeehond from 1948-53. Eventually scrapped in December 1966 at Faslane.
Tarn 29th November 1944 Served with the Netherlands Navy as Tijgerhaai in 1945.
Tasman (renamed Talent) 13th February 1945 Renamed Talent in 1945.
Teredo 27th April 1945 Scrapped in June 1965 at Briton Ferry.
Thermopylae 27th June 1945 Scrapped in July 1970 at Troon.
Turpin 5th August 1944 Sold to Israel in 1965. Renamed Leviathan.  Scrapped 1975.

HMS Taciturn

HMS Taciturn.

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HMS Tabard

HMS Tabard, September 1947.

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HMS Thule

HMS Thule.  Courtesy of Carl Proctor

HMS Thule, 1959.

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HMS Thule.

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HMS Thule, 1959.

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HMS Tireless

HMS Tireless, June 1951.

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HMS Token

HMS Token, November 1965.

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HMS Tudor

HMS Tudor.  Sent in by Carl Proctor

HMS Tudor.

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HMS Telemachus

HMS Telemachus, October 1949.

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HMS Tiptoe

HMS Tiptoe, September 1967.

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HMS Tiptoe prepared for scrapping, with HMS Artemis, November 1976.

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HMS Tiptoe, August, 1969.

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HMS Tiptoe. 

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HMS Tiptoe.  Sent in by Carl Proctor.

HMS Totem

HMS Totem.  Sent in by Carl Proctor

HMS Totem, May 1947.

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HMS Trump

HMS Trump, September 1948.

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HMS Truncheon

HMS Truncheon, 1947.

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HMS Tapir

HMS Tapir.

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HMS Tasman (later Talent)

HMS Talent.

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HMS Talent

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HMS Talent, November 1965.

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HMS Teredo

HMS Teredo, June 1953.

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HMS Thermopylae

HMS Thermopylae ready for scrapping, February 1970.

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HMS Thermopylae, May 1947.

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HMS Thermopylae

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HMS Thermopylae, September 1967.

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HMS Thermopylae.  Sent in by Terence Malone

HMS Thermopylae.  Courtesy of Carl Proctor

HMS Turpin

HMS Turpin.

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Displacement: 1090 tons    Compliment: 61.    Armament: 11x 21 inch torpedo tubes ( 6 bow, 5 external, 17 torpedoes). One 4 inch quick-firing MkXII or XXII gun.      Speed: surface speed 15.25 knots, submerged speed 9 knots

Thanks to Carl Proctor for supplying information for this page.