Rainbow Class Submarine (1930)
Britain planned six and completed four Rainbow class submarines, delivering them in the early 1930s. They were similar to the previous year's Perseus class in that they were designed to offer endurance sufficient for the great oceans worked on the China Station.
|Overview of 4 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Rainbow||Chatham Royal Dockyard||14 May, 1930||Collision 4 Oct, 1940|
|Regent||Vickers, Barrow||11 Jun, 1930||Mined 18 Apr, 1943|
|Regulus||Vickers, Barrow||11 Jun, 1930||Mined 6 Dec, 1940|
|Rover||Vickers, Barrow||11 Jun, 1930||Scrapped 1946|
- Chesneau, Roger (editor) (1980). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
|Rainbow Class Submarine|
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