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DANISH ROYAL NAVY (DENMARK)

SUBMARINES

DAPHNE submarines (1926-1927)

Daphne 1940

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Daphne D1 Orlogsværftets, København 11/1923 9/12/1925 10/1926 scuttled 29/8/1943
Dryaden D2 Orlogsværftets, København 12/1924 3/6/1926 9/1927 scuttled 29/8/1943

   

 

Displacement standard, t

300

Displacement normal, t

308 / 381

Length, m

49.0

Breadth, m

5.22

Draught, m

2.51

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Burmeister & Wain diesels / 2 Titan electric motors

Power, h. p.

900 / 400

Max speed, kts

13.4 / 6.8

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 75/32 M24, 1 x 1 - 20/56 Madsen, 6 - 450 TT (4 bow, 2 stern, 6)

Complement

24

Diving depth operational, m  

Ship project history: Project was developed by Danish Admiralty on the basis of previous class, but with more perfect hull form and other TTs arrangement.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service:  Both submarines were scuttled by crews 29/8/1943 at Copenhagen.

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