HMS A13 underway
|Builder:||Vickers, Sons & Maxim Ltd. Barrow-in-Furness, England|
|Laid down:||19 February 1903|
|Launched:||18 April 1905|
|Commissioned:||22 June 1908|
|Decommissioned:||broken up 1920|
|Class & type:||A class submarine|
|Displacement:||190 tons surfaced, 207 tons submerged|
|Length:||105.25 ft (32.08 m)|
|Beam:||12.75 ft (3.89 m)|
|Draught:||10.5 ft (3.2 m)|
550 hp petrol engine150 hp electric engine
|Speed:||11 knots (20 km/h) maximum surfaced 8 knots (15 km/h) maximum submerged|
|Range:||325 nautical miles (602 km) at 11 knots (20 km/h) surfaced20 nautical miles (40 km) at 6 knots (11 km/h) submerged|
|Complement:||11 (2 officers and 9 ratings)|
|Armament:||Two 18 inch (457 mm) torpedo tubes, plus two reloads|
HMS A13 was the first British submarine to have a diesel engine but other than that, she had the same layout and design as her sister boats. The extra weight of the engine meant that the amount of fuel that could be carried was reduced.
A13 was broken up in 1920.
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- "A Class (1902) Submarines Class Overview". Maritime Quest. Retrieved 2007-08-06.
- Submarines, War Beneath The Waves, From 1776 To The Present Day, by Robert Hutchinson.
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