25th January 2007, 17:04
Has anyone technical Data of the F - Class submarines, Royal Navy, 1913 - 1917. I found that the Class was only three Ships, F 1 - F 3. But I couldn`t
find any Dates or Pictures.
I collect the Royal Navy Submarines of WW I for myself, and miss the F -Class.
Can anyone help?
25th January 2007, 19:37
I am sure they are in Janes, I will look it up for you and send any details this evening.
25th January 2007, 21:36
This is F3 courtesy of http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/
F1 31st March 1915 Scrapped in 1920.
F2 7th July 1917 Scrapped in July 1922.
F3 19th February 1916 Scrapped in 1920.
Also the RN Sub Museum has a few F Class items in : http://www.rnsubmus.co.uk/pubscheme/23%20Collection.pdf
26th January 2007, 09:03
Well done Stouch, you beat me to it !
Also, According to Janes :
F1 was built at Chatham 1915, F2 at Whites 1917 and F3 at Thorneycroft 1916
Dimensions : 151 x 16 x 10.75 feet.
Guns : Nil
Tubes: 3x18" (2 bow, 1 stern)
Engines : Diesel 2 sets
Displacement : 353 tons/525 tons
Max speed: 14.5/8.8 knots
Fuel :17.5 tons
Crew : 20
Hope this will help
26th January 2007, 10:52
Thanks Brian, thanks Stouch
your messages are very helpful for me. It`s good to know that helpful members
are in this Forum.
Excuse my very bat English, it`s a long time ago, I used that.