ORP Sokół (Kobben class)

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For other ships with the same name, see ORP Sokół.
History
Poland, Norway
Ordered: 1964
Builder: Nordseewerke
Laid down: 1 April 1966
Launched: 2 September 1966
Completed: 14 February 1967
Commissioned:
Decommissioned: RNoN: 2002
Renamed: 2002
Homeport: Gdynia
Fate: in service
General characteristics
Displacement:
  • 435 tons surfaced
  • 485 tons submerged
Length: 45.2 m
Beam: 4.9 m
Draught: 4.7 m
Speed:
  • 12 knots surfaced
  • 18 knots submerged
Complement: 17 men
Armament: 8 x 533mm torpedo tubes

ORP Sokół, formerly HNoMS Stord, is one of four Kobben-class submarines of the Polish Navy. The vessel was built by Rheinstahl Nordseewerke GmbH in Emden, Germany (known there as the Type 207) for the Royal Norwegian Navy as HNoMS Stord. The vessel served with the Royal Norwegian Navy from 1967 until it was given to Poland in 2002. Sokół was modified in Gdańsk after the handover.