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HMS H47
Career
Name: HMS H47
Builder: William Beardmore and Company, Dalmuir
Laid down: 20 November 1917
Commissioned: 25 February 1919
Fate: Sunk, 9 July 1929
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 H47 was a British H class submarine built by William Beardmore and Company, Dalmuir. She was laid down on 20 November 1917 and was commissioned on 25 February 1919.

HMS H47 was sunk in a collision with British L class submarine L12 off Milford Haven, Wales on 9 July 1929. Twenty one of the crew were lost with only three survivors.

References[]

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

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