H.M.S. Swordfish (1931)

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H.M.S. Swordfish (1931)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard
Ordered: 1929 Programme
Laid down: 1 Dec, 1930
Launched: 10 Nov, 1931
Commissioned: 16 Sep, 1932[1]
Mined: 7 Nov, 1940
H.M.S. Swordfish was one of sixty-two "S" Class submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned at Chatham on 16 September, 1932 for service with the Fifth Submarine Flotilla[2] through at least October 1935[3] and later with the Second Submarine Flotilla.[4]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 276.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 278.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 278.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 278.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 276.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 278.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 278.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 278.


"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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