"S" Class Submarine (1914)
The three "S" Class Submarines, coastal submarines built to Italian design by Scott, were given to Italy in October, 1915.
|Overview of 3 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|S 1||Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company||28 Feb, 1914||Aug, 1914||to Italy 25 Oct, 1915|
|S 2||Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company||14 Apr, 1915||May, 1915||to Italy 25 Oct, 1915|
|S 3||Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company||10 Jun, 1915||Sep, 1915||to Italy 25 Oct, 1915|
These were the first double-hull boats built for the Royal Navy.
- two 18-in tubes forward, four torpedoes
In 1914, it was planned that seven torpedoes were to be appropriated for each boat, though it is not clear that this means they would be on board the submarine at one time.
- one 12-pdr
- The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 21. p. 21.
- Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1914. p. 46.
- Gray, Randal (editor) (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
|"S" Class Submarine|
|S 1||S 2||S 3|
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