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ARCHIMÈDE submarine (1911)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Archimède Q073 Q29 Arsenal de Cherbourg 1/1908 4/8/1909 9/1911 stricken 11/1919


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement normal, t598 / 811
Length, m

60.5

Breadth, m

5.60

Draught, m

4.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 boilers / 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

1700 / 1230

Max speed, kts

14.9 / 11

Fuel, t

oil

Endurance, nm(kts)1160(10) / 100(4.5)
Armament

7 - 450 TT (1 bow, 4 Drzewiecki drop-collars, 2 ext abeam CT, 8)

Complement26
Diving depth operational, m40


Standard scale images


<i>Archimède </i>1912
Archimède 1912


Ship project history


Authorised under the 1906 programme and designed by M Hutter. She was essentially an improved version of Pluviôse class having superior machinery. Twin-hull type, fitted with three horizontal and one vertical rudder. She attained 15.2kts on the surface.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.

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