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HM Submarine Oberon

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1926.

The submarine Oberon, laid down on 24th September 1926 at the Chatham Dockyard, was the first of a new class of submarines, designed for oversea service.

She was 1345 tons on the surface and 1750 tons submerged, and heavier by 385 tons than he largest vessels of the "L" class. The commanding officer was Commander G. D'Oyly Hughes.[1]

She was commissioned on 24 August 1927.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1926/10/01