HMS Odin (N84)
Odin underway off Hong Kong
|Class and type:||Odin class submarine|
|Laid down:||23 June 1927|
|Launched:||5 May 1928|
|Commissioned:||21 December 1929|
|Fate:||Sunk on 13 June 1940|
|Length:||283 ft 6 in (86.41 m)|
|Beam:||30 ft (9.1 m)|
|Draught:||16 ft 1 in (4.90 m)|
|Test depth:||300 ft (91 m)|
|Complement:||53-55 officers and men|
HMS Odin (N84) was an O-class submarine of the Royal Navy. She was laid down by HM Dockyard at Chatham in Kent on 23 June 1927, launched on 5 May 1928 and commissioned on 21 December 1929. The name Odin refers to the 74-gun, Danish man-of-war surrendered to the British in 1807.
She served with the 5th Flotilla at Portsmouth in 1929-1930, with the 4th Flotilla at Hong Kong from 1930-1939, with the 8th Flotilla at Colombo in Ceylon in 1939-1940, and with the 1st Flotilla at Alexandria in Egypt in 1940.
- Chatham submarines
- "The Illustrated London News - May 12, 1928".
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