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Havmanden 1938

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Havmanden H1   Orlogsværftet, Copenhagen 8.1936 19.6.1937 8.1938 scuttled 29.8.1943, salvaged and recommissioned 1946, stricken 7.1950
Havfruen H2   Orlogsværftet, Copenhagen 9.1936 6.11.1937 5.1939 scuttled 29.8.1943, salvaged and recommissioned 1946, stricken 7.1950
Havkalen H3   Orlogsværftet, Copenhagen 11.1936 3.3.1938 7.1939 scuttled 29.8.1943, salvaged and recommissioned 1946, stricken 7.1950
Havhesten H4   Orlogsværftet, Copenhagen 6.1939 11.7.1940 9.1942 scuttled 29.8.1943, salvaged and recommissioned 1946, stricken 7.1950


Technical data


Displacement standard, t320
Displacement normal, t

335 / 407

Length, m

47.5

Breadth, m

4.65

Draught, m

2.84

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Burmeister & Wain diesels / 2 Brown-Boveri electric motors

Power, h. p.

1200 / 450

Max speed, kts

15.3 / 7.2

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

Havmanden, Havfruen, Havkalen: 2 x 1 - 40/60 Bofors M36, 2 x 1 - 8.80, 5 - 450 TT (3 bow, 2 stern, 5)

Havhesten: 1 x 1 - 40/60 Bofors M36, 2 x 1 - 8.80, 5 - 450 TT (3 bow, 2 stern, 5)

Electronic equipmentpresumably hydrophone
Complement

25

Diving depth operational, m 


Standard scale images


<i>Havmanden</i> 1940
Havmanden 1940


Graphics


<i>Havmanden</i> 1938
Havmanden 1938


Project history

Design of Danish Admiralty. Building of the fifth submarine of this class, Н5, was cancelled after German invasion in 1940.

Modernizations

1940, Havmanden, Havfruen, Havkalen: - 1 x 1 - 40/60

Naval service

 All submarines were scuttled by crews 29.8.1943 at Copenhagen.