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Encyclopedia > List of submarine classes of the Royal Navy

This is a list of submarine classes of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. Dates of construction given. German UC-1 class World War I submarine A model of Günther Priens Unterseeboot 47 (U-47), German WWII Type VII diesel-electric hunter-killer (SSK) submarine Inside of the Argonaute, showing the typical obstructed, tiny space of a post-WWII diesel attack submarine. ... The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the oldest of the British armed services (and is therefore the Senior Service). ...

RN Ensign
Ships of the Royal Navy

A - B - C - D - E - F - G
H - I - J - K - L - M - N
O - P - Q - R - S - T - U
V - W - X - Y - Z
Image File history File links Naval_Ensign_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The following is a list of Royal Navy ship names by name in alphabetical order, both past and present. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This portion of the list of Royal Navy ships lists all ships which have been commissioned into the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom at any point. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships includes both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom which have names beginning with E. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships includes both past and present vessels serving in the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom with names beginning with F. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with G. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships includes both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships includes both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships includes both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with K. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with L. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with M. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with N. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with O. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with P. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with Q. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with R. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with S. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with T. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with U. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with V. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with W. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with X. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with Y. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ... This section of the list of Royal Navy ships, including both past and present vessels of the Royal Navy, lists all ships the names of which begin with Z. In many cases a name will have been used for multiple ships over the years. ...

aircraft carriers
amphibious assault shipping
battlecruisers
battleships
corvettes and sloops
cruisers
destroyers
frigates
mine countermeasure vessels
monitors
patrol and attack craft
Royal Yachts
submarines
support ships
survey vessels
fleet bases
shore establishments
hospitals and hospital ships
air stations
aircraft wings
fleets and major commands
squadrons and flotillas

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The following is a list of aircraft carriers of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. ... Active Ships Ocean class LPH HMS Ocean Albion class LPD HMS Albion HMS Bulwark Decommissioned Fearless class LPD HMS Fearless HMS Intrepid Centaur class LPH HMS Albion HMS Bulwark HMS Hermes Landing ships tank HMS Boxer HMS Bruiser HMS Thruster LST 3001 LST 3002 LST 3003/HMS Anzio LST 3004... This is a list of battlecruisers of the Royal Navy: Invincible class Invincible (1908) Indomitable (1907) Inflexible (1908) Indefatigable class Indefatigable (1909) New Zealand (1911) (also HMAS Australia (1911) of the Royal Australian Navy) Lion class Lion (1910) Princess Royal (1911) Queen Mary (1912) Tiger class Tiger (1913) Leopard (not... This is a list of battleships of the Royal Navy of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of corvette and sloop classes of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of Royal Navy cruisers. ... This is a list of destroyer classes of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of frigates of the Royal Navy in chronological order. ... Naval mine clearance was originally done by whatever type of vessel could easily be adapted to the task, paddle steamers proving particularly suitable due to their shallow draught. ... This is a list of monitors of the Royal Navy: Humber-class HMS Severn HMS Humber HMS Mersey Abercrombie-class HMS Abercrombie HMS Havelock HMS Raglan HMS Roberts Lord Clive-class HMS Lord Clive HMS General Craufurd HMS Earl of Peterborough HMS Sir Thomas Picton HMS Prince Eugene HMS Prince... This is a list of patrol boats of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of Royal Yachts of the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of support ships of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. ... Active Ships Antarctic patrol vessel HMS Endurance (II) Ocean survey vessels HMS Scott Coastal survey vessels HMS Roebuck HMS Gleaner Multi-purpose survey vessels HMS Echo HMS Enterprise Decommissioned Ships Antarctic patrol vessel HMS Endurance (I) Ocean survey vessels HMS Hecla HMS Hecate HMS Hydra HMS Herald Coastal survey vessels... This is a list of fleet bases of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of shore establishments of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of hospitals and hospital ships of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of air stations of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of Royal Navy aircraft wings. ... // Current Fleet British Fleet Past Fleets British Atlantic Fleet British Channel Fleet British East Indies Fleet British Eastern Fleet British Far East Fleet British Grand Fleet British Home Fleet British Mediterranean Fleet British Pacific Fleet British Reserve Fleet British Western Fleet Force H Past Major Commands Nore Command Plymouth Command... Port Squadrons Clyde Flotilla Devonport Flotilla Portsmouth Flotilla Type Squadrons Aircraft Carriers British 1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron British 2nd Aircraft Carrier Squadron British 3rd Aircraft Carrier Squadron British 11th Aircraft Carrier Squadron Battleships and Battlecruisers British 1st Battle Squadron British 2nd Battle Squadron British 3rd Battle Squadron British 4th Battle...

Petrol-electric

The Holland class submarine was the first-ever class of Royal Navy submarine, including Holland 1 Holland 2 Holland 3 Holland 4 Holland 5, lost 1912 off Sussex Coast. ... The A class was the Royal Navys first class of British-designed submarines. ... HMS B4 The B class was a class of eleven submarines of the Royal Navy, built by Vickers and launched in 1904–1906. ... The British C class submarines were the last class of petrol engine submarines of the Royal Navy and marked the end of the development of the Holland-class in the Royal Navy. ...

Diesel-electric

  • D class — 8 boats, 1908–1912
  • E class — 58 boats, 1912–1916
  • F class — 3 boats, 1913–1917
  • S class — 2 boats, 1914–1915
  • V class — 4 boats, 1914–1915
  • W class — 4 boats, 1914–1915
  • G class — 14 boats, 1915–1917
  • H class — 44 boats, 1915–1919
  • J class — 7 boats, 1915–1917
  • M class — 3 boats, 1917–1918
  • Nautilus class - 1 boat, 1917
  • L class — 34 boats, 1917–1919
  • R class — 12 boats, 1918
  • HMS X1 — 1 boat, 1921
  • Oxley class — 2 boats, 1926
  • Odin class — 6 boats, 1928–1929
  • Parthian class — 6 boats, 1929
  • Rainbow class — 4 boats, 1930
  • S class — 62 boats (subclasses Swordfish 4, Shark 8, Seraph 33, Subtle 17), 1931–1945
  • Thames class — 3 ships, 1932
  • Grampus class — 5 boats, 1935–1938
  • T class — 52 boats (subclasses Triton 15, Tempest 15, Taciturn 22), 1937–1945
  • Undine class — 3 boats, 1937–1938
  • P611 class — 4 boats, 1940
  • Umpire class — 37 boats, 1940–1943
  • Vampire class — 22 boats, 1943–1944
  • Amphion class — 16 boats, 1945–1947
  • Explorer class — 2 boats, 1954–1955
  • Stickleback class — 4 boats, 1954–1955
  • Porpoise class — 8 boats, 1956–1959
  • Oberon class — 13 boats, 1959–1966
  • Upholder class — 4 boats, 1990–1994

Length: Beam: 6. ... The British V class submarine (officially U-Class Short hull 1940-41 program[1]) was a class of 34 submarines built for the Royal Navy during World War II. The V-class submarines were very similar to the preceding U-class (long-hull) boats, but had thicker, welded pressure plate... The Royal Navys G-class of diesel/electric submarines were launched between 1914 and 1917, and intended for operations in the North Sea in World War I against German U-boats. ... Length: Beam: 15. ... The British J-class submarine was a First World War submarine designed as a counter to a perceived (but incorrect) threat from high speed German U-boats. ... The M class submarines were a small class of Diesel electric submarine used by the British Royal Navy during World War I. The main distinguishing feature of the M class was a 12_inch gun mounted in a turret forward of the conning tower. ... The L class submarines were a class of 27 British diesel-electric submarines built for the Royal Navy during World War I. They were larger versions of the successful E class and some survived to serve in the Second World War. ... The R class submarines were a class of 12 British diesel-electric submarines built for the Royal Navy during World War I Originating in 1917, they were unique in having been designed specifically to attack and sink other submarines, a forerunner of the modern hunter-killer type of submarine in... for the midget submarine of the Second World War, see X class submarine HM Submarine X1 was, conceived and designed as a submersible commerce raider for the Royal Navy. ... The Odin class submarine or O class was a class of six submarines developed and built for the Royal Navy. ... The Parthian class submarine or P class was a class of six submarines developed for the Royal Navy. ... The S-class submarines of the Royal Navy were designed and built during the modernisation of the submarine force in the early 1930s to meet the need for smaller boats to patrol the restricted waters of the North Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. ... The River class, or Thames class were a class of submarines built for the Royal Navy. ... The Royal Navys T class (or Triton class) of submarines was designed in the 1930s to replace the O, P and R classes. ... HMS Alliance at Gosport submarine museum The Amphion class (also known as the A class) of diesel-electric submarines were ordered by the Admiralty in 1943. ... The two Explorer class submarines were experimental vessels built for the Royal Navy to test a propulsion system based on the use of highly concentrated Hydrogen peroxide (HTP) and diesel fuel to achieve high underwater endurance and speeds. ... The Porpoise class was an eight-boat class of diesel-electric submarines of the Royal Navy. ... The Oberon-class was a thirteen-ship class of diesel-electric submarines of the Royal Navy, and were based on the successful Porpoise-class submarine. ... The Upholder-class submarines (now known as the Victoria class in Canada, and also known as the Type 2400 due to their displacement of 2,400t) were diesel-electric hunter-killer (SSK) submarines designed in Britain the late 1970s to supplement the Royal Navys nuclear submarine force. ...

Midget

The X class was a World War II midget submarine class built for the Royal Navy during 1943–44. ... Six XE class midget submarines were built for the Royal Navy during 1944. ...

Steam-electric

  • Swordfish — 1 boat, 1916–1922
  • K class — 22 boats, 1916–1919

The K class submarines were a class of steam-propelled submarines of the Royal Navy designed in 1913. ...

Nuclear powered

Land Based Prototype

  • HMS Vulcan PWR 1 (Dounreay Submarine Prototype 1) 1965-1984
  • HMS Vulcan PWR 2 (Shore Test Facility) 1987-present

The Rolls-Royce pressurised water reactor (PWR) series has powered British nuclear submarines since the Valiant class, commissioned in 1966. ... The Rolls-Royce pressurised water reactor (PWR) series has powered British nuclear submarines since the Valiant class, commissioned in 1966. ...

Fleet

The fourth HMS Dreadnought (S101) was Britains first nuclear-powered submarine, built by Vickers of Barrow-in-Furness. ... The Valiant-class were the first fully British nuclear fleet submarine, as the first nuclear submarine, HMS Dreadnought, actually used an American nuclear reactor. ... The three Churchill-class submarines were nuclear powered hunter-killer submarines which served with the Royal Navy from the 1970s until the early 1990s. ... The Royal Navys Swiftsure-class of nuclear fleet submarines (SSNs) is the older of the two classes of attack submarine in service with the RN. It originally contained six boats, but HMS Swiftsure was decommissioned in 1992 due to damage suffered to the pressure hull during trials. ... The Trafalgar class submarines were, until the introduction of the Astute class, the Royal Navys most advanced nuclear fleet submarines (SSNs). ... BAE Systems Artist Impression The Astute class submarines are the next generation nuclear attack submarines of the Royal Navy. ...

Ballistic missile

The Resolution class submarines were the first British strategic ballistic missile submarines, carrying the Polaris missile. ... Vanguard Class Submarine Test launch of a Trident D5 SLBM The Royal Navys Vanguard class of nuclear ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs), each armed with 16 Trident II SLBMs, includes four boats: Vanguard (S28), Victorious (S29), Vigilant (S30), and Vengeance (S31), all built by Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd, now...

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