HMS Renown (S26)

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HMS Renown
History
United Kingdom
Name: HMS Renown
Builder: Cammell Laird, Birkenhead
Launched: 25 February 1967
Commissioned: 15 November 1968
Decommissioned: 1996
Badge: Ships crest of HMS Renown (S26).jpg
General characteristics
Class and type: Resolution-class ballistic missile submarine
Displacement: surfaced 7,500 tons; submerged 8,400 tons.
Length: 425 ft (130 m)
Beam: 33 ft (10 m)
Draught: 30 ft 1 in (9.17 m)
Propulsion: 1 × Vickers/Rolls-Royce PWR.1 pressurised-water nuclear reactor, 27,500 shp (20,500 kW); Propeller.
Speed: surface - 20 kn (37 km/h); submerged - 25 kn (46 km/h)
Range: Unlimited except by food supplies
Complement: 143 (two crews)

HMS Renown (S26) was the third of the Royal Navy's Resolution-class ballistic missile submarines.

Built by Cammell Laird and launched on 25 February 1967, she was decommissioned in 1996.

External links

  • HMS Renown on battleships-cruisers.co.uk


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