Royal Canadian Navy – Submarines

Royal Canadian Navy Submarines

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Victoria Class (British Upholder Class) LOA 230′ TDISP 2,400 tons submerged (4 active)

HMCS VICTORIA at Sea
HMCS Victoria at sea, 2015 LS Zachariah Stopa, MARPAC Imaging Services ET2015-0051-01 © 2015 DND-MDN Canada.

Victoria Class Esquimalt 2018Oberon Class attack submarine (SS) LOA 295′ TDISP 2,400 tons submerged (3 commissioned into RCN service, all retired, 2 now museum boats, a further 2 boats, HM Submarines Olympus and Osiris. Olympus was used for stationary training in Halifax, while Osiris was shipped in parts for spares.) In the late 1970s-1980s, the SOUP (Submarine Operational Update Program) was a major modernization of the Oberon class, that allowed the submarines to continue to serve in their role to the end of the 1990s.

THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982
HMS Onyx © Crown copyright. IWM (FKD 1150)
Oberons and DDEs Dartmouth 2005
All HMC Oberon class boats and Destroyer Escorts HMCS Gatineau and Restigouche at the government wharf in Dartmouth, across the Angus MacDonald bridge from Halifax.

HMCS Ojibwa SS-72 (1965 – 1998) museum boat Port Burwell ON since 2002HMCS Onondaga SS-73 (1967 – 2000) museum boat at Rimouski QC since 2009

SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY 1945-1989
HMS Ocelot S-17 © IWM Crown Copyright (HU 129915)