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HMS H24
Career
Name: HMS H24
Builder: Vickers Limited, Barrow-in-Furness
Laid down: 13 November 1917
Commissioned: 30 April 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 H24 was a British H class submarine built by Vickers Limited, Barrow-in-Furness, as part of the Batch 3 H class submarines. She was laid down on 13 November 1917 and was commissioned on 30 April 1918.

H24 was rammed by HMS Vancouver in July 1922 badly damaging her conning tower. HMS H24 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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