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DANISH ROYAL NAVY (DENMARK)

SUBMARINES

ÆGIR submarines (1915-1917)

Ægir 1918

Galathea 1940

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ægir 8, B8 Orlogsværftets, København 1914 8/12/1914 7/1915 stricken 4/1933
Ran 9, B9 Orlogsværftets, København 1915 30/3/1915 10/1915 scuttled 29/8/1943
Triton 10, B10 Orlogsværftets, København 1915 29/7/1915 3/1916 scuttled 29/8/1943
Neptun 11, B11 Orlogsværftets, København 1915 22/12/1915 10/1916 stricken 4/1933
Galathea 12, B12 Orlogsværftets, København 5/1915 15/4/1916 1/1917 scuttled 29/8/1943
--- 13 Orlogsværftets, København 1916? --- --- cancelled 1922

 

 

Displacement standard, t

177

Displacement normal, t

185 / 235

Length, m

40.6

Breadth, m

3.72

Draught, m

2.40

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2 diesels / 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

450 / 340

Max speed, kts

13.5 / 9.8

Fuel, t

diesel oil 8

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

3 - 450 TT (2 bow, 1 stern, 3)

Complement

11

Diving depth operational, m  

Ship project history: Further development of Havmanden class, designed by Whitehead (Austro-Hungary). They differed by bigger dimensions and increased to three TTs number. Single-hulled. Arrangement of third, stern, TT in deck superstructure aft from CT became interesting feature.

Building of six boats of this class was planned, but five were completed only.

Modernizations: 1917, all: + 1 x 1 - 57/40 M.1885 AA

Naval service: Three submarines in 1940 were deduced to reserve and 29/8/1943 scuttled by crews at Copenhagen.

Triton late 1910s

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