HMS H33

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Career
Name: HMS H33
Builder: Cammell Laird, Birkenhead
Laid down: 20 November 1917
Commissioned: 17 May 1919
Fate: Scrapped, 19 May 1944
General characteristics
Class & type: H class submarine
Displacement: 423 long tons (430 t) surfaced
510 long tons (518 t) submerged
Length: 171 ft 0 in (52.12 m)
Beam: 15 ft 4 in (4.67 m)
Propulsion: 1 × 480 hp (358 kW) diesel engine
2 × 620 hp (462 kW) electric motors
Speed: 11.5 knots (21.3 km/h; 13.2 mph) surfaced
9 knots (17 km/h; 10 mph) submerged
Range: 2,985 nmi (5,528 km) at 7.5 kn (13.9 km/h; 8.6 mph) surfaced
130 nmi (240 km) at 2 kn (3.7 km/h; 2.3 mph) submerged
Complement: 22
Armament: • 4 × 21 in (533 mm) bow torpedo tubes
• 8 × 21 inch torpedoes

HMS H33 was a British H class submarine built by Cammell Laird, Birkenhead. She was laid down on 20 November 1917 and commissioned on 17 May 1919.

In March 1937 the submarine navigated the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal in the company of H49 whose commander had arranged the trip. [1]

HMS H33 was scrapped at Troon on 19 May 1944.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tall, J.J; Paul Kemp (1996). HM Submarines in Camera An Illustrated History of British Submarines. Sutton Publishing. p. 64. ISBN 0-7509-0875-0. 
  • Hutchinson, Robert. Submarines, War Beneath The Waves, From 1776 To The Present Day.