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Name: UNTAMED launched as P 58
Type: Submarine
Keel: 09/10/1941
Launched: 08/12/1942
Completed: 14/04/1943
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 47
Dimensions: 545disp surf, 740disp subm, 197.0ft x 16.0 x 12.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, RXS type, 6cyl (9.5 x 12ins), 400bhp; 2 x Electric motors, 275Kw
Engines by: Davey, Paxman & Co Ltd, Colchester
Paxman Ricardo diesel generators
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 11.5knots surf, 9.0knots subm
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 3.0ins gun, 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
14/04/1943 British Royal Navy
07/1943 Renamed VITALITY
03/1946 Broken up
Comments: Member of the U Class (Group 2) of submarines
08/12/1942: Launched as P 58
30/05/1943: Foundered
05/07/1943: Raised
13/02/1946: Sold for breaking up at Troon
03/1946: Arrived at Troon for breaking up


Profile & Decks plan of a typical U/V Class (Group 2) courtesy of MP Cocker. Click HERE to enlarge