Oberon class submarine

Laid down 1967, launched 1968
Commissioned 1969
Decommissioned 1999
Transferred by the Department of Defence to National Maritime Museum 1999

Explore the danger and drama of life on board Onslow in Action Stations, our immersive experience.

Length 89.90 m (295 ft)
Beam 8.07 m (26.5 ft)
Built Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Co, Greenock, Scotland
Propulsion Two mechanically supercharged Admiralty Standard Range diesel generators with two English Electric propulsion motors
Speed 15 knots + submerged; 12 knots surfaced
Maximum depth Over 190 metres
Complement 60 sailors, 8 officers
Armament Six 21-inch bow torpedo tubes capable of launching anti-ship and anti-submarine Mk 48 torpedoes, and anti-ship UGM-84 Harpoon missiles
Pendant 60