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Name: H 44
Type: Submarine
Keel: 12/10/1917
Launched: 17/02/1919
Completed: 20/04/1920
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 943
Dimensions: 440disp surf, 500disp subm, 164.6 x 15.75 x 11.30ft
Engines: 2 x diesel engines, 480hp; 2 x elecric motors 320hp
Engines by: Ruston & Hornsby, Lincoln
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.0knots surf, 11.0knots subm
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 21.0ins bow torpedo tubes
History:
20/04/1920 British Royal Navy
02/1945 Broken up
Comments: Member of the H Class of submarines
02/1945: Broken up by West of Scotland Shipbreaking at Troon


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair