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Submarine histories. Royal Navy Shark class submarines. Submarine website dedicated to the history of HMS Sealion, HMS Shark, HMS Salmon, HMS Snapper, HMS Seawolf, HMS Spearfish, HMS Sterlet and HMS Sunfish. Notice board for families of ex-crew of S Class submarines.

Sealion 16th March 1934 Used as a target in March 1945.
Shark 31st May 1934 Lost on 6th June 1940.
Salmon 30th April 1934 Lost on 9th June 1940.
Snapper 25th October 1934 Lost on 12th February 1941.
Seawolf 28th November 1935 Sold in Canada in November 1945.
Spearfish 21st April 1936 Believed sunk by U-34 on 2nd August 1940. (Information from D Morgan)
Sunfish 30th September 1936 Served as a Russian sub (B1) in 1944 and lost on 27th July 1944.
Sterlet 22nd September 1937 Lost 18th April 1940.

HMS Sealion

HMS Sealion, July 1935.

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HMS Sealion, January 1940.

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HMS Sealion pictured in 1934 at Malta.  

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HMS Sealion at Malta.Contributed by email.

HMS Shark

HMS Shark, July 1935.

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HMS Salmon

HMS Salmon, May 1935.

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HMS Salmon, July 1935.

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HMS Snapper

HMS Snapper.

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HMS Snapper, July 1935.

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HMS Snapper was launched on 25th October 1934 and was lost on 12th February 1941 while in Home waters after returning from duties in the Mediterranean.

Displacement: 670 tons    Compliment: 39.    Armament: 6 x 21 inch torpedo tubes ( bow, 12 torpedoes). One 3 inch gun.      Speed: surface speed 14 knots (Sunfish 15kts), submerged speed 10 knots

HMS Seawolf

HMS Seawolf, 1943.

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HMS Spearfish

HMS Spearfish, 1937.

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HMS Spearfish, July 1939.

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HMS Sterlet

HMS Sterlet, April 1938.

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HMS Sterlet, 1938.

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HMS Sunfish

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HMS Sunfish, July 1937.

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HMS Sunfish, October 1937.

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HMS Sea Lion (left) and HMS Shark (Right) of the Shark Class.

Contributed by Craig MacDonlad.

 

Naval Historians, Crew & Family Noticeboard

Shark Class submarines, Message Board for naval enthusiasts, crew & descendents of Shark Class Submarines. This website is not part of any governmental body or official websites of Shark Class Submarines.

Photographs and information on historical events about these submarines requested for this new website. If you have any information you would like to send us including photographs of crew members serving on any of these submarines and also photographs of the ship please USE OUR MESSAGE FORM 

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HMS STERLET.. 

LANGRIDGE.. My Grandfather served in the Submarine Service for 23 years ad finally on HMS Sterlet before her tragedy. Anyone wishing to collaborate about the incident please get in touch. Contact brian-langridge@tiscali.co.uk 

HMS SPEARFISH...

I am looking for information on the sinking of HMS Spearfish which was sunk by U-34. Any help would be welcome. Contact Daniel Morgan at Dnamorg@aol.com 

HMS SNAPPER..  

'GINGER' WARR... Served on HMS Snapper.  Does anyone have information on the service career  of Chief Petty Officer 'Ginger'  WARR  DSM,  on Snapper initially and other submarines in the Mediterranean for his son in Malta, keen to know more about his dad's life.  Details to Brian Crook (brother-in-law, ex RAF) on  brncrook@aol.com.   Many thanks,    Brian Crook

LAWSON. My grandfather serve don HMS Snapper during WW2. does anyone have any information on HMS Snapper or any photo's. I would love to hear from them. Contact Nick Falconer at nick.manoli@connectfree.co.uk 

HMS SEALION: 

 STAN WARNER:  My father in law served on HMS Sealion, during WW2  when she performed feats that seem to me just incredible. I never did get all the stories form him before he died, as we moved away to Canada. I would like to get information on the history of HMS Sealion and its voyages for his grand children. If anyone can help please contact Phil Brice at 1philbrine@msn.com 

JOHN HAMILTON MONAGHAN...  I'm writing to advise you of the death of Mr. John Hamilton Monaghan, former torpedoman and distinguished member of the HMS Sealion crew. Mr. Monaghan died last week (February 2004) in Scottsdale, Arizona at age 78 following a protracted illness of Lung cancer.   He lived a life of distinguised service to his community that paralleled his selfless service on SeaLion. He is survived by his Wife, Helen, son Frank, and daughter, Maureen of Dearborn, Michigan, and daughters, Joan Novelly, and Catherine H. Monaghan of Scottsdale and Irvine, Ca. respectively.  Services for Mr. Monaghan will be conducted tomorrow Tuesday 2/24/04 1PM at Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Church in Scottsdale, Arizona. Memorials may be made to the Hospice of the Valley, 1510 East Flower Street, Phoenix, Az 85014 or the American Lung Cancer Association.   Anyone requesting information may contact Mr. Bruce Mueller here

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