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HMS H48
Career
Name: HMS H48
Builder: William Beardmore and Company, Dalmuir
Laid down: 30 November 1917
Commissioned: 23 June 1919
Fate: Sold, 30 August 1935
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 H48 was a British H class submarine built by William Beardmore and Company, Dalmuir. She was laid down on 30 November 1917 and was commissioned on 23 June 1919.

HMS H48 was sold on 30 August 1935 in Llanelly.

References[]

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


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