HMS Stubborn
Location: Two miles off Qawra Point on the north coast of Malta

Max Depth (m): 57m

Orientation: Sitting upright on sandy seabed

Site Access: Boat

Diver Level: Technical

Nationality: British

Type Of Wreck: 1940 S-Class Submarine

Propulsion: Max Fuel Capacity of 92 tons gave her a range of 6,000 miles

Weight (tons): Maximum Displacement - 990grt

Dimensions (m): 70m; Beam 7m; Carried full crew of 48

Cause Lost:

Scuttled after suffering her worst attack in the war

Date Lost: 30/04/1946

Date Rediscovered: 27/7/1994

Date Built: Launched 11th November 1942; Commissioned January 1943

Builder: Cammell Laird & Co of Birkenhead UK

Owner: -

Engine: -

Power: -

Speed: 15 knots on surface, 9 knots below

Protected: Yes



Last Update: 25.05.2009


Excellent boat dive for experienced divers only. This wreck is remarkably well preserved with its conning tower, torpedo tubes and props, there are two open hatches, but please do not enter.