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HMS Orpheus (N46)

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Class and type  Odin class submarine
Laid down  14 April 1927
Fate  Sunk on 27 June 1940
Launched  26 February 1929
Draft  4.9 m
Name  HMS Orpheus
Commissioned  23 September 1930
Construction started  14 April 1927
Length  86 m
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Displacement  1,781 tons surfaced2,038 tons submerged
Builder  William Beard and Company
Similar  HMS Osiris (N67), HMS Olympus (N35), HMS Oswald (N58)

HMS Orpheus (N46) was an O-class submarine of the Royal Navy. She was laid down by William Beardmore and Company on the Clyde on 14 April 1927, launched on 26 February 1929 and commissioned on 23 September 1930.


Orpheus was depth charged and sunk by the Italian destroyer Turbine in the Mediterranean sea while on patrol north of Tobruk on 27 June 1940.


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