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    British V Class Submarine WWI

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    gantu
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    British V Class Submarine WWI

    Post  gantu on Sun Nov 10, 2013 12:22 pm

    Hi,

    i am lookng for any informations of the British V Class Submarine WWI maybe some one have something?

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    Re: British V Class Submarine WWI

    Post  david f on Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:59 am

    Not a lot - I have a one page leaflet from Vickers (They were V for Vickers!) with a not very good photograph.
    Only 4 made and all taken out of service by July 1919.
    Coastal sub, 450bhp diesels. 132 Exide batteries. Cost £76 100 each!

    David


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    Re: British V Class Submarine WWI

    Post  gantu on Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:11 pm

    Thank you thats not much informations.

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    Re: British V Class Submarine WWI

    Post  david f on Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:44 pm

    No sorry . They seem to have been rather overlooked by history and the modeling fraternity. They were all built at Barrow in Furness which does give some pointers for research.

    A "History of Barrow Built Submarines" by Hool and Nutter does not give much more than the Vickers Brochure. It does though show a better photo with a reference (Barrow Museum Service CAT001).

    So an enquiry of the Dock Museum, Barrow (they are on the web) may give a better copy.

    Drawings?? Maybe the Barrow Museum Service, BAE Systems (Barrow) or Greenwich Maritime Museum.
    None of them very easy or cheap, I'm afraid. For my R Class I got drawings from Greenwich.

    The "Observers Book of Royal Naval Submarines 1901-1982" by Cocker is rather more use (a good book this one) with a proper (small!) drawing ( a longitudinal and a cross section) with some better photos.

    Any one else got drawings or sources of information?

    David

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