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U1 submarine (1942 / 1947)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
U1 (ex-Dzik, ex-P52), 4/1951- Springeren U1, 4/1951- S321 807 Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow, UK 1941 11/10/1942 12/1942 // 16/6/1947 stricken 11/1957


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

540

Displacement normal, t

646 / 732

Length, m

60.0

Breadth, m

4.90

Draught, m

4.65

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Paxman-Ricardo diesel-generators, 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

615 / 825

Max speed, kts

11.25 / 10

Fuel, t

diesel oil 38, later 55

Endurance, nm(kts)

4050(10) /

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/45 CP Mk V, 4 - 533 TT (bow, 8 torpedoes or 6 M2 mines)

Electronic equipment

type 291W radar, type 129, type 138 sonars

Complement

33

Diving depth operational, m60


Standard scale images


<i>Springeren</i> 1950
Springeren 1950


Ship project history


Former British 'U' class submarine (1940-41 Programmes), transferred after service under Polish flag.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.