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Oberon Class Submarines of the Royal Navy.  Photographs and history of the Opossum Class Submarines of the Royal Navy, launched 1959 - 1966.  The class included HMS Oberon, HMS Odin, HMS Orpheus, HMS Olympus, HMS Osiris, HMS Onslaught, HMS Otter, HMS Oracle, HMS Ocelot, HMS Otus, HMS Opossum, HMS Opportune and HMS Onyx.

Displacement: 1610 tons,  Normal, to 2030 tons/ 2410 tons submerged.  Speed: 12Knots,  submerged and 17Knots on the surface. .  Crew: 64    Armament: Eight 21inch Torpedo Tubes, (carrying 30 torpedoes.) 

Oberon 18th July 1959  Built at Chatham Dockyard Sold 1987
Odin 4th November 1960 Broken Up 1991
Orpheus 17th November 1959 Harbour Service 1987, Broken Up 1994
Olympus 14th June 1961  To Canada 1989
Osiris 29th November 1962 Broken Up 1993
Onslaught 24th September 1960  Built at Chatham Dockyard Broken Up 1991
Otter 15th May 1960 Sold 1992
Oracle 26th September 1961 Sold 1992
Ocelot 5th May 1962    Built at Chatham Dockyard Preserved 1992
Otus 17th October 1962 Sold 1992
Opossum 23rd May 1963 For Disposal 1994
Onyx (i) --------------Built at Chatham Dockyard Bought on Stocks by Canada 1963
Opportune 14th February 1964 Sold 1992
Onyx (ii) 18th August 1966 decomissioned 1991 given to Barrow in Furness

HMS Oberon

HMS Oberon passing HMS Euryalus, September 1967.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2440

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2440

HMS Odin

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HMS Odin

Original  Postcard. Publisher Gale and Polden.  Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHS223  sold

HMS Odin, April 1964.

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2441

HMS Orpheus

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HMS Orpheus

Original  Postcard. Publisher Gale and Polden Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHS219

HMS Olympus

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HMS Olympus

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HMS Olympus, May 1969.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2442

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HMS Osiris

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HMS Osiris

Original  Postcard. Publisher Gale and Polden.  Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHS218

HMS Onslaught

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HMS Onslaught

Original  Postcard. Publisher Gale and Polden  Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHS222

HMS Onslaught.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD505

HMS Otter

HMS Otter, May 1970.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2443

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2443

HMS Oracle

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HMS Oracle

Original  Postcard. Publisher Gale and Polden.  Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHS220

HMS Oracle, August 1964.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2444

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HMS Ocelot

HMS Ocelot, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2445

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HMS Ocelot, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2446

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2446

HMS Otus

HMS Otus, November 1965.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2447

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2447

HMS Otus, June 1977.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2448

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2448

HMS Opossum

HMS Opossum, September 1970.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2450

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2450

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HMS Opossum

Original  Postcard. Publisher Gale and Polden.  Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHS215

HMS Opossum, September 1969

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2449

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2449

HMS Opportune

HMS Opportune, September 1971.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2451

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2451

HMS Opportune, September 1971.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2452

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2452

ORIGINAL POSTCARD FOR SALE.  DONATED TOWARDS THE UPKEEP OF THIS SITE.

HMS Opportune

Original  Postcard. Publisher Gale and Polden  Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PHS217

HMS Onyx

HMS Onyx, September 1966.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP2453

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP2453

 

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HMS OCELOT

ROBERT SEYMOUR....   I was the VCI on HMS Ocelot 67 - 68.  I would like to contact anyone from the commission with the aim of a reunion aboard S17 in Chatham.  Contact Robert Seymour at  bobnpenny@ntlworld.com 

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