HMS Unity


HMS Unity was a U class submarine laid down by Vickers Armstrong in England in February 1937, and was launched in February 1938 for Royal Navy. She was commissioned in October 1938, and sent to 6th Submarine Flotilla in Halifax. After the outbreak of world war two, the flotilla was transferred to Dundee in Scotland, and she completed six war patrols during her short career. 29. April 1940 she collided in poor visibility with the Norwegian steamer Atle Jarl outside Farne Islands and sank within a few minutes. Two men lost their lives in the accident. The wreck rest today on her starboard side on a depth of 48 to 55 meter outside Farne Islands.

Former names:
N 66
191,0 x 16,1 x 15,2 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
540 displ ( surfaced )
Barrow-In-Furness ( UK ) 1938
Dundee ( UK )

55º13'N 01º19'W
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Picture: HMS Unity
Courtesy of Royal Navy, Public domain

Last updated: December 2019