HMS Stubborn

Malta,Mediterranean

HMS Stubborn was a H class submarine in Royal Navy. She was launched 11.November 1942 at Birkenhead in England. During second world war she did service in several war theaters around the world, and participated in one of the attacks on the German battleship Tirpitz who laid at anchor in northern Norway in 1944. She was also subject for one of the most ferocious depth charge attacks during second world war. In 1946 she was stricken from the navy lists and designated a last task, to be used as a target for ASDIC training. She was sunk outside Qawra reef 30.April 1946 and today she rest on a depth of 45 to 55 meter, approximately 1,5 nautical miles outside St Paul's Bay.


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HMS Stubborn
P 238
217,0 x 23,6 x 11,0 f
     
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872 displ ( surfaced ) Birkenhead ( UK ) 1942 Malta ( MT )

35.9825° N 14.4460° E
( Malta Dives )

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