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Name: UTHER launched as P 62
Type: Submarine
Keel: 31/01/1942
Launched: 06/04/1943
Completed: 15/08/1943
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 50
Dimensions: 545disp surf, 740disp subm, 197.0ft x 16.0 x 12.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x oil engines, 615bhp; 2 x electric motors, 825bhp
Engines by: Paxman Ricardo diesel generators
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 11.5knots surf, 9.0knots subm
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 3ins gun, 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
15/08/1943 British Royal Navy
04/1950 Broken up
Comments: Member of the U Class (Group 2) of submarines
06/04/1943: Launched as P 62
02/1950: Sold to TW Ward Ltd for beaking up
04/1950: Arrived at Hayle for breaking up


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