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HMS Swiftsure
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Swiftsure 

(S126)
Laid Down:15-04-1969
Launched:07-09-1971
Completed:17-04-1973
Builder:Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group:SSN Grp4
 
Fate:Decommisioned Rosyth Dockyard July 1992

Launched by Lady Pollock Contractors Sea Trials September - October 1972

Events
03-11-1967:Ordered from Vickers, Barrow
02-05-1973:Left Barrow Shipyard

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Specification

Length overall  272ft
Beam  32ft 3in
Displacement   3500 tons (surface) / 4500 tons (submerged)
Diving Depth  In excess of 1000ft
Speed  In excess of 25 knots (surface) / 30 knots (submerged)
No. of shafts  1
Armament  Five 21-inch bow tubes
Complement   97

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