H 50

Vessel name on Arrival: H 50

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Original Builder: Beardmore & Company, Dalmuir, Scotland

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Vessel Type: submarine

GRT: 430

Year Built: 1920

Arrival Date: 30/06/1945

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 H-Class Submarine for the Roayl Navy

Displacement  :  430 tons surfaced / 518 tons submerged
Dimensions  :  171' 0"  x  15' 4"    (52.12 m  x  4.67 m)
Propulsion  :  2 x 480 HP 8-Cyl 4-strole S.A. Diesel Engines + 2 x 620 HP Electric Motors (Twin-Screw)
Speed  :  11.5 knots – surfaced  and  9.0 knots – submerged
Range  :  2,986 nm surfaced at 7.5 knots, and 130 nm submerged at 2.0 knots
Complement  :  22 men
Armaments  :  4 x 21 inch torpedo bow tubes + 8 Nos. x 21 inch torpedoes
 
Assigned to the 6th Flotilla at Portland throughout 1920s and 1930s, then attached to the Training Flotilla at Rothesay, Isle of Bute.  Carried out war patrols in the Spring of 1941.