Allied Warships


H class

9 ships

Technical information

Displacement423/510 BRT 
Complement22 men 
Armament4 21" torpedo tubes (bow) 
Max speed11.5/9 knots (surfaced/submerged)
EnginesDiesel / Electric, 2 shafts 
Power480 / 320 HP  (surfaced/submerged)
Notes on classMainly used for training during the Second World War. 

All ships of the H class

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS H 28 (N 28)
HMS H 31 (N 31) Lost on 26 Dec 1941
HMS H 32 (N 32)
HMS H 33 (N 33)
HMS H 34 (N 34)
HMS H 43 (N 43)
HMS H 44 (N 44)
HMS H 49 (N 49) Lost on 18 Oct 1940
HMS H 50 (N 50)

9 Submarines of the H class. 2 of them were lost.

Full wartime service history on this vessel.

See all Submarine classes.

Fighting Captain, The

Burn, Alan

Books dealing with this subject include:

Abandon Ship!, Newcomb, Richard F., 2000
Above Us the Waves, Warren, C.E.T. and Benson, James, 1971 (transl.)
Advance Force - Pearl Harbor, Burlingame, Burl, 2002
Air war over the nore, Jonathan Sutherland, 2010
Aircraft Versus Submarine, Price, Alfred, 1980 (transl.)
Airships vs. Submarines, Van Treuren, Richard G., 2009
Allied Submarines, Watts, Anthony J., 1977
Allied Submarines of World War Two, Poolman, Kenneth, 1990 (transl.)
American Submarine War Patrol Reports: U.S.S. Wahoo (SS-238), McDaniel, J.T. (editor), 2003
American Submarines, Lenton, H.T., 1973
Assault on a Queen, Finney, Jack, 1959
Axis Submarines, Watts, Anthony J., 1977
Bacalao, McDaniel, J.T., 2004
Back from the Deep, LaVO, Carl, 1998
Baltic Assignment, Wilson, Michael, 1985

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