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C37 in Valetta Harbour, Malta, circa. 1916
C37 in Valetta Harbour, Malta, circa. 1916
Career (UK)
Name: HMS C37
Builder: Vickers, Barrow
Laid down: 7 April 1909
Launched: 1 January 1910
Commissioned: 31 March 1910
Fate: Sold, 25 June 1919
General characteristics
Class and type: C class submarine
Displacement: 290 long tons (295 t) surfaced
320 long tons (325 t) submerged
Length: 143 ft 2 in (43.64 m)
Beam: 13 ft 6 in (4.11 m)
Propulsion: 600 hp Vickers petrol engine, 200 hp electric motor, 1 screw
Speed: 13 knots (24 km/h; 15 mph) surfaced
8 knots (15 km/h; 9.2 mph) submerged
Range: 2,000 nmi (3,700 km) at 7 kn (13 km/h; 8.1 mph) surfaced
55 nmi (102 km) at 5 kn (9.3 km/h; 5.8 mph) submerged
Complement: 16
Armament: 2 × 18-inch (450-mm) torpedo tubes (2 torpedoes)

HMS C37 was a British C class submarine built by Vickers, Barrow. She was laid down on 7 April 1909 and was commissioned on 31 March 1910.

Service history

HMS C37, along with C38 and C36 were transferred to Hong Kong in February 1911 to operate with the Royal Navy's China Squadron.

HMS C37 was sold on 25 June 1919 in Hong Kong.




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