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HMS C34
HMS C34
HMS C34
Career (UK)
Name: HMS C34
Builder: HM Dockyard Chatham
Laid down: 29 March 1909
Launched: 8 June 1910
Commissioned: 17 September 1910
Fate: Sunk by submarine U-52, 24 July 1917
General characteristics
Class & type: C-class submarine
Displacement: 290 long tons (290 t) (surfaced)
320 long tons (330 t) (submerged)
Length: 143 ft 2 in (43.64 m)
Beam: 13 ft 6 in (4.11 m)
Installed power: 600 hp (450 kW) (petrol engine)
200 hp (150 kW) (electric motor)
Propulsion: 1 × Vickers petrol engine
1 × electric motor
1 × screw
Speed: 13 kn (15 mph; 24 km/h) (surfaced)
8 kn (9.2 mph; 15 km/h) (submerged)
Range: 2,000 nmi (2,300 mi; 3,700 km) at 7 kn (8.1 mph; 13 km/h) (surfaced)
55 nmi (63 mi; 102 km) at 5 kn (5.8 mph; 9.3 km/h) (submerged)
Complement: 16
Armament: 2 × 18-inch (450-mm) torpedo tubes (2 torpedoes)

HMS C34 was a C-class submarine built by HM Dockyard, Chatham for the Royal Navy. She was laid down on 29 March 1909 and was commissioned on 17 September 1910.

C34 was sunk by the German submarine U-52 off Fair Isle in Shetland while on the surface on 24 July 1917. The only survivor was picked up by U-52.

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References

  • Hutchinson, Robert (2001). Jane's Submarines: War Beneath the Waves from 1776 to the Present Day. London: HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-00-710558-8. OCLC 53783010. 

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