HMS Turbulent (1980)

Pennant No: 
S87
Warship class: 
Length: 
85.4 m (280 ft)
Beam: 
9.8 metres (32 ft)
Draught: 
9.5 m (31 ft)
Laid down: 
1980 May 08
Launched Date: 
198 December 01
Commissioned: 
1984 April 28
Fate: 
Decommissioned:14 July 2012 Awaiting disposal
Builder: 
Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering, Barrow-in-Furness
HMS Turbulent (S87), 2011
Displacement: 
4800 tonnes surfaced 5300 tonnes, submerged
Complement: 
130
Propulsion: 
1 × Rolls Royce PWR1 nuclear reactor 2 × GEC steam turbines 2 × WH Allen turbo generators; 3.2 MW 2 × Paxman diesel alternators 2,800 shp (2.1 MW) 1 × pump jet propulsor[Note 1] 1 × motor for emergency drive 1 × auxiliary retractable prop
Speed: 
32 knots submerged
Range: 
Only limited by food and maintenance requirements
Armament: 
5 x 21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes with stowage for up to 30 weapons
Tomahawk land-attack missiles
Spearfish heavyweight torpedoes
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