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HMS H23
Career
Name: HMS H23
Builder: Vickers Limited, Barrow-in-Furness
Laid down: 3 March 1918
Commissioned: 25 May 1918
Fate: Sold, 4 May 1934
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 H23 was a British H class submarine built by Vickers Limited, Barrow-in-Furness as part of the Batch 3 H class submarine. She was laid down on 3 March 1918 and was commissioned on 25 May 1918.

HMS H23 was sold on 4 May 1934 in Sunderland.

References[]

  • Hutchinson, Robert. Submarines, War Beneath The Waves, From 1776 To The Present Day. 


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