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==History==
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The boats were seemingly cursed.
  
 
==Armament==
 
==Armament==
  
 
===Torpedoes===
 
===Torpedoes===
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Original design Boats:
 
* ten 18-in tubes (four forward, four broadside, one twin revolving mount in superstructure) eighteen torpedoes
 
* ten 18-in tubes (four forward, four broadside, one twin revolving mount in superstructure) eighteen torpedoes
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K 26:
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* six 21-in tubes forward, twelve torpedoes
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* four 18-in broadside tubes, eight torpedoes
  
 
===Guns===
 
===Guns===
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Original design Boats:
 
* two 4-in Q.F. guns  
 
* two 4-in Q.F. guns  
 
* one 3-in H.A. mount
 
* one 3-in H.A. mount
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K 26:
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* three 4-in Q.F. guns
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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Revision as of 17:41, 27 May 2013

Eighteen "K" class steam-powered fleet submarines were completed for the Royal Navy.

They were not a successful design.

History

The boats were seemingly cursed.

Armament

Torpedoes

Original design Boats:

  • ten 18-in tubes (four forward, four broadside, one twin revolving mount in superstructure) eighteen torpedoes

K 26:

  • six 21-in tubes forward, twelve torpedoes
  • four 18-in broadside tubes, eight torpedoes

Guns

Original design Boats:

  • two 4-in Q.F. guns
  • one 3-in H.A. mount

K 26:

  • three 4-in Q.F. guns

See Also

Footnotes

Bibliography


"K" Class Submarine
Original Design
K 1 K 2 K 3 K 4 K 5
K 6 K 7 K 8 K 9 K 10
K 11 K 12 K 13 K 14 K 15
  K 16 K 17  
Improved Design
  K 26  
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