|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
|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.