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Career (United Kingdom)
Name: HMS J3
Builder: HM Dockyard, Pembroke Dock
Launched: 4 December 1915
Fate: Transferred to Australia, 25 March 1919
Career (Australia)
Name: HMAS J3
Acquired: 25 March 1919
Decommissioned: 12 July 1922
Fate: Sunk 1926
General characteristics
Class & type: J-class submarine

HMS J3 (later HMAS J3) was a J-class submarine built for the Royal Navy by HM Dockyard at Pembroke Dock in Wales and launched on 4 December 1915.[1]

She was transferred to Australia on 25 March 1919, and operated out of Geelong, until she was paid off on 12 July 1922.

J3 was sold in April 1924 and scuttled off Swan Island in Port Phillip at 38°14′39″S 144°42′11″E / 38.244075°S 144.70305°E / -38.244075; 144.70305Coordinates: 38°14′39″S 144°42′11″E / 38.244075°S 144.70305°E / -38.244075; 144.70305 in 1926.[2]


  1. "HMAS J3". Royal Australian Navy. Archived from the original on 2009-02-05. Retrieved 2011-03-13. 
  2. Milowka, Agnes. "Victoria's J Class Submarines". Archived from the original on 2011-03-13. 

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