H.M.S. Spearfish (1936)

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H.M.S. Spearfish (1936)
Builder: Cammell Laird
Ordered: 1934 Programme
Laid down: 23 May, 1935
Launched: 21 Apr, 1936
Commissioned: 11 Dec, 1936
Sunk: 1 Aug, 1940
H.M.S. Spearfish was one of sixty-two "S" Class submarines completed for the Royal Navy.


Commissioned on 5 September, 1936 for service with the Sixth Submarine Flotilla.[1]


See Also


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 276.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 276.
  3. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  4. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  5. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  6. Uboat.net page on the ship.

"S" Class Submarine
1929 and 1930 Programmes
  Swordfish Sturgeon Seahorse Starfish  
1931 – 1935 Programmes
  Sealion Shark Snapper Salmon  
  Seawolf Spearfish Sunfish Sterlet  
1939 – 1944 Programmes
Safari Sahib Saracen Satyr Sceptre
Seadog Sibyl Sea Rover Seraph Shakespeare
P222 Sea Nymph Sickle Simoom Sirdar
Spiteful Splendid Sportsman Stoic Stonehenge
Storm Stratagem Strongbow Spark Scythian
Stubborn Surf Syrtis Shalimar Scotsman
Sea Devil Spirit Statesman Sturdy Stygian
Subtle Supreme Sea Scout Selene Seneschal
Sentinel Sidon Sleuth Solent Spearhead
Springer Saga Scorcher Spur Sanguine
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