HMS Aurochs

Vessel name on Arrival: HMS Aurochs

Original Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs of Barrow-in-Furness

Original Yard No: 906

Official Number: 122594

Vessel Type: Submarine

GRT: 1120

Year Built: 1947

Arrival Date: 06/02/1967

Breakup Started: 12/02/1967

Date First Beached: 11/07/1967

Date Breakup Completed: 21/03/1968

Draught For’d: 16' 03"

Draught Aft: 16' 03"

Name Changes:

Other Information:

'A'-Class (Amphion Class) submarine for the Royal Navy                                                   Pennant Number :  P426

Keel Laid Down :  21-06-1944                           Launched :  28-07-1945                            Completed :  07-02-1947

Twin-Screws, driven by two Admiralty ML Diesel Engines, each of 8-Cylinders and developing 2,150 HP

Two x 625 HP Electrical Motors for submerged propulsion

Speed on the surface = 18.5 knots           Speed submerged = 8 knots          Test Depth = 350 feet (107 metres)

Armaments

6 x 21" bow torpedo tubes

4 x 21" stern torpedo tubes

26 Mines

1 x 4 inch main deck gun

3 x .303 Machine Guns

1 x 20mm A/A Oerlikon

Complement

5 Officers + 55 Enlisted Men