Parthian Class Submarine (1929)

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Britain built six Parthian class submarines in the late 1920s. They were almost identical to the previous year's Odin class, but featured a different bow shape.

Overview of 6 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Pandora Vickers, Barrow 22 Aug, 1929 Sunk 1 Apr, 1942
Parthian Chatham Royal Dockyard 22 Jun, 1929 Lost Aug, 1943
Perseus Vickers, Barrow 22 May, 1929 Mined 6 Dec, 1941
Phoenix Cammell Laird 3 Oct, 1929 Sunk 16 Jul, 1940
Poseidon Vickers, Barrow 21 Jun, 1929 Collision 9 Jun, 1931
Proteus Vickers, Barrow 23 Jul, 1929 Scrapped Mar, 1946




See Also



  • Chesneau, Roger (editor) (1980). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on and

Parthian Class Submarine
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