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STØREN submarines (1944 / 1947)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
U2 (ex-Vulpine), 4.1951- Støren U2, 4.1951- S322 59 Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne, UK 11.1942 28.12.1943 6/1944 // 19.9.1947 stricken 1.1959
U3 (ex-Morse, ex-Vortex), 4.1951- Sælen U3, 4.1951- S323 891 Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow, UK 1943 19.8.1944 11.1944 // 18.2.1947 stricken 1.1958


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

545

Displacement normal, t

662 / 740

Length, m

62.3

Breadth, m

4.90

Draught, m

4.65

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Paxman diesel-generators, 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

615 / 825

Max speed, kts

11.25 / 10

Fuel, t

diesel oil 55

Endurance, nm(kts)

4700(10) / 30(9)

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/45 CP Mk V, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk IIA S/M, 4 - 533 TT (bow, 8 torpedoes or 6 М2 mines)

Electronic equipment

type 267QW radar, type 129, type 138 sonars

Complement

33

Diving depth operational, m

90



Standard scale images


<i>Støren</i> 1950
Støren 1950


Project history

Former British 'U long hull' class submarines. U3 was transferred after service under French flag.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.

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