HMS Swordfish (1932) SS  (3rd)

This the third ship to carry the name HMS Swordfish was the name ship of the first group of four S Class submarines. With the second and third groups they were the largest class of submarines ever built for the Royal Navy.

Built at Chatham Dockyard, laid down 01-Dec-1930, launched 07-Nov-1931 and commissioned 16-Dec-1932.

Took part in the King George V Silver Jubilee Fleet Review 16-Jul-1935.

Mined off the Isle of Wight 07-Nov-1940 with the loss of all aboard. Her exact fate was only confirmed when the wreck was found in 1983.

Won the Battle Honour: English Channel 1940.


Other HMS Swordfish
- 1st  HMS Swordfish
- 2nd HMS Swordfish
- 3rd HMS Swordfish

- Swordfish Class (1932) SS
- Specifications
- Ships
- Plans/Schematics
- Pictures
- Full Battle Honours

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This page last edited - 14 February, 2013.

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