P 611 class
|Displacement||683 / 856 BRT|
|Armament||1 3" gun 1 MG AA 5 21" torpedo tubes (4 bow, 1 stern (external)) 9 torpedoes|
|Max speed||13.75 / 10 knots (surfaced/submerged)|
|Engines||Diesel / Electric, 2shafts|
|Power||1550 / 1300 HP (surfaced/submerged)|
|Notes on class||At the outbreak of the Second World War four submarines were under construction for the Turkish Navy at Vickers Armstrong at Barrow-in-Furness. Two of the four boats were required urgently by the Turkish Government. It was arranged that these two boats would be commissioned into the Royal Navy for the passage to Turkey. The two other boats were taken over by the Royal Navy for war service. These ships were based on the British S-class.|
All ships of the P 611 class
|HMS P 611 (P 611)|
|HMS P 612 (P 612)|
|HMS P 614 (P 614)|
|HMS P 615 (P 615)||Lost on 18 Apr 1943|
Full wartime service history on this vessel.
See all Submarine classes.
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