British Submarine HMS Sanguine

"Of all the branches of men in the Forces, there is none which shows more devotion and faces grimmer perils than the submariner.
Great deeds are done in the air and on the land; nevertheless, nothing surpasses your exploits." Winston Churchill.

"Only in attack does a submarine reveal herself, before creeping away to the concealment of the deep" 

Class & Type: S Class Submarine
Builder: Cammell Laird Birkenhead
Laid Down: 10 Jan 1944
Launched: 15 February 1945
Commissioned: 13 May 1945
Sold to Israel: 1958
Canibalised for Spares for Tanin: 1968
Displacement: 814 - 872 Tons surfaced 990 tons submerged
Length: 217 feet Beam: 23 ft 6 inches
Draught: 11 feet
Speed: 14.75 knots surface. 8 knots submerged
Complement: 48 officers and men
Armament: 6 forward 21 inch tubes, one aft
13 torpedoes
1 x 3 inch gun. 2 20mm cannon 3 x .303 calibre machine gun

HMS Sanguine. Image taken aboard HMS Sea Devil

First Lieutenant Bell HMS Sanguine


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