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Name: HMS Narwhal
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs, Barrow-in-Furness
Launched: 25 October 1957
Fate: Sunk as a target on 3 August 1985
General characteristics
Class and type: Porpoise class submarine
Displacement: 2,080 tons surfaced
2,450 tons submerged
Length: 290 ft (88 m)
Beam: 26 ft 7 in (8.10 m)
Draught: 18 ft (5.5 m)
Propulsion: 2 × Admiralty Standard range diesel generators, 1,650 hp (1.230 MW)
2 × English Electric main motors, 12,000 hp (8.95 MW)
2 shafts
Speed: 12 kn (22 km/h) surfaced
17 kn (31 km/h)submerged
Range: 9,000 nmi (17,000 km) at 12 kn (22 km/h)
Complement: 71
Armament: 8 × 21 in (530 mm) torpedo tubes, 6 bow, 2 stern
30 × Mk8 or Mk23 torpedoes, later the Mark 24 Tigerfish

HMS Narwhal (S03) was a Porpoise class submarine of the Royal Navy. She was launched on 25 October 1957. She was scuttled on 3 August 1985 as a target.

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