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TUMLEREN submarines (1964 - 1966 / 1989 - 1991)


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Sælen 2003 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Tumleren (ex-Utvær) S322 359 Nordseewerke, Emden, West Germany 24.3.1965 30.6.1965 1.12.1965 // 10.1989 stricken 8.2004
Sælen (ex-Uthaug) S323 360 Nordseewerke, Emden, West Germany 31.5.1965 8.10.1965 16.2.1966 // 9.7.1990 stricken 12.2004
Springeren (ex-Kya) S324 352 Nordseewerke, Emden, West Germany 26.5.1963 20.2.1964 15.6.1964 // 7.1991 stricken 11.2004


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

412

Displacement normal, t

459 / 524

Length, m

46.6

Breadth, m

4.60

Draught, m

4.58

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2 MTU 12V493 AZ80 diesel-generators, 1 electric motor

Power, h. p.

1200 / 1700

Max speed, kts

13.5 / 17

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)5000(8) snorkel / 141(6)
Armament

8 - 533 TT (bow, 8 Tp61-3)

Electronic equipmentScanter radar, PSU-83 sonar suite, Sealion ECM suite, D3 CCS
Complement17
Diving depth operational, m190


Standard scale images


<i>Tumleren </i>2000
Tumleren 2000


Graphics


<i>Sælen </i>2003 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Sælen 2003 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history

Former Norwegian Type 207 submarines, purchased in 1986, refitted, re-motorized, lengthened by 1.6m and modernized before re-commission under Danish flag.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Sælen sank 3.12.1990 ubder tow without crew, raised 17.12.1990 and returned to service in September 1993.

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