|Class and type:||S class submarine|
|Builder:||Cammell Laird & Co Limited, Birkenhead|
|Laid down:||1 October 1943|
|Launched:||November 17, 1944|
|Commissioned:||18 February 1945|
|Fate:||Sold to the Portuguese navy as NRP Narval, November 1948|
|Fate:||Broken up 1 October 1969|
814-872 tons surfaced|
990 tons submerged
|Length:||217 ft (66 m)|
|Beam:||23 ft 6 in (7.16 m)|
|Draught:||11 ft (3.4 m)|
14.75 knots surfaced|
8 knots submerged
|Complement:||48 officers and men|
6 x forward 21-inch torpedo tubes, one aft|
one three-inch gun (four-inch on later boats)
one 20 mm cannon
three .303-calibre machine gun
HMS Spur was an S class submarine of the Royal Navy, and part of the Third Group built of that class. She was built by Cammell Laird and launched on November 17, 1944. So far she has been the only ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name Spur.
During her wartime career, Spur claimed to have sunk a total of eleven junks in the Strait of Malacca, during her service in the Far East.
Spur survived the Second World War and was sold to the Portuguese navy in November 1948, where she was renamed NRP Narval. She was broken up from October 1, 1969.
- HMS Spur, Uboat.net
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475.
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