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Triton Class (1938) SS Specification 

As Built
To Group 1 - Group 2 - Group 3
Group 1

Crew :

62. To Triton Class (1938) SS Ships :
Displacement : 1,325 tons surfaced;
1,571 tons dived.

Dimensions :

275ft 6in length x 26ft 7in beam.
Range : 8,000mn @ 10kts surfaced;
80nm @ 4kts dived.

Diving Depth :

300ft.
Armament : 11 x 21in torpedo tubes;
(8 bow, 3 stern);
6 reloads or 12 Mk2 mines;
1 x 4in gun;
3 x .303 machine guns.
Power plant : 2,500hp diesels;
1,450hp electric;
twin screws.

Max Speed :

15.25kts surfaced;
8.75kts dived.
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Group 2

Crew :

61. To Triton Class (1938) SS Ships :
Displacement : 1,327 tons surfaced;
1,571 tons dived.

Dimensions :

273ft 6in length x 26ft 7in beam.
Range : 8,000mn @ 10kts surfaced;
80nm @ 4kts dived.

Diving Depth :

300ft.
Armament : 11 x 21in torpedo tubes;
(8 bow, 3 stern);
6 reloads or 12 Mk2 mines;
1 x 4in gun;
3 x .303 machine guns.
Power plant : 2,500hp diesels;
1,450hp electric;
twin screws.

Max Speed :

15.75kts surfaced;
8.75kts dived.
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Group 3

Crew :

63. To Triton Class (1938) SS Ships :
Displacement : 1,327 tons surfaced;
1,571 tons dived.

Dimensions :

273ft length x 26ft 7in beam.
Range : 11,000mn @ 10kts surfaced;
80nm @ 4kts dived.

Diving Depth :

300ft;
Except welded boats (HMS Tiptoe onwards)
350ft.
Armament : 11 x 21in torpedo tubes;
(8 bow, 3 stern);
6 reloads or 12 Mk2 mines;
1 x 4in gun;
3 x .303 machine guns;
1 x 20mm AA gun.
Power plant : 2,500hp diesels;
1,450hp electric;
twin screws.

Max Speed :

15.75kts surfaced;
8.75kts dived.
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This page last edited - 28 January, 2013.

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