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DANISH ROYAL NAVY (DENMARK)

SUBMARINES

HAVMANDEN submarines (1912-1914)

Havfruen 1914

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Havmanden H2, 1913- 3 Whitehead, Fiume, Austria-Hungary   23/12/1911 8/1912 stricken 4/1928
Havfruen H1, 1913- 2 Orlogsværftets, København   31/8/1912 3/1913 stricken 5/1932
Thetis T1, 1913- 4 Whitehead, Fiume, Austria-Hungary   19/6/1912 11/1912 stricken 4/1928
2den April (ex-Triton) 5 Whitehead, Fiume, Austria-Hungary   31/3/1913 9/1913 stricken 1/1929
Najaden 6 Orlogsværftets, København   9/7/1913 12/1913 stricken 9/1931
Nymfen 7 Orlogsværftets, København   10/2/1914 7/1914 stricken 3/1932

 

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

164 / 204

Length, m

38.8

Breadth, m

3.60

Draught, m

2.30

No of shafts

1

Machinery

6-cyl 2-stroke Fiat or MAN diesel / 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

Havmanden, Thetis, 2den April: 430 / 270

Havfruen, Najaden, Nymfen: 450 / 275

Max speed, kts

13 / 10

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 1400 (10) / 23 (8)

Armament

2 - 450 TT (bow, 2)

Complement

10

Diving depth operational, m  

Ship project history: Project was developed by Whitehead. Submarines have appeared successful, and later under their drawings similar boats for Austrian Navy were built.

Modernizations: 1917, all: + 1 x 1 - 8/80

Naval service: No significant events.

Havfruen and Najaden 1914

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