HMS Holland 4

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HMS Holland 4.jpg
HMS Holland 4 underway at Portsmouth, England.
History
Royal Navy Ensign
Name: Holland 4
Builder: Vickers Maxim shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness
Laid down: 1902
Launched: 23 May 1902
Commissioned: 2 August 1903
Fate: Foundered 3 September 1912
General characteristics
Type: Submarine
Displacement: 105 long tons (107 t) submerged
Length: 63 ft 10 in (19.46 m)[1]
Beam: 11 ft 9 in (3.58 m)[1]
Propulsion:
  • Petrol engine, 160 hp (119 kW)
  • Electric motor, 70 hp (52 kW)
Speed: 7 knots (8.1 mph; 13 km/h) submerged
Range: 20 nmi (37 km) at 7 kn (8.1 mph; 13 km/h) submerged
Test depth: 100 ft (30 m)
Complement: 8 (Lieutenant, Sub-Lieutenant, Coxswain, Torpedo Instructor, Chief Engineering Artificer, Leading Stoker, Stoker, Leading Seaman and Able Seaman)
Armament:

Holland-class submarine No 4 was built by Vickers, at Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, United Kingdom, and was laid down in 1902. She was launched on 23 May 1902,[2] and successfully concluded deep sea trials in the Irish Sea in August 1902.[3] She was commissioned into the Royal Navy on 2 August 1903. In 1905 the submarine was fitted with a conning tower.[4] She was the only member of the Holland-class to be given this modification.[4] She foundered on 3 September 1912. She was salvaged and used as a gunnery target on 17 October 1914.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hutchinson, Robert (2001). Submarines War Beneath the Waves From 1776 to the present day. HarperCollinsPublishers. pp. 25–27. ISBN 0-00-765333-6. 
  2. ^ "Naval & Military intelligence". The Times (36776). London. 24 May 1902. p. 8. 
  3. ^ "Naval & Military intelligence". The Times (36848). London. 16 August 1902. p. 4. 
  4. ^ a b Tall, J.J; Paul Kemp (1996). HM Submarines in Camera An Illustrated History of British Submarines. Sutton Publishing. p. 7. ISBN 0-7509-0875-0. 

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