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FRENCH NAVY (FRANCE)

SUBMARINES

ARMIDE submarines (1916-1917)

Amazone 1917

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Armide (ex-14-go) SD2 Schneider, Chalon-sur-Saône 1912 7/1915 6/1916 stricken 7/1932
Antigone (ex-PS) SD3 Schneider, Chalon-sur-Saône 1912 10/1916 1/1917 stricken 8/1935
Amazone (ex-X), 4/1928- Amazone II SD4 Schneider, Chalon-sur-Saône 1913 8/1916 6/1917 stricken 7/1932

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

457 / 670

Length, m

56.2

Breadth, m

5.20

Draught, m

3.00

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Schneider-Carels diesels / electric motors

Power, h. p.

2200 / 900

Max speed, kts

17.5 / 11

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 2600(11) / 160(5)

Armament

Amazone: 4 - 450 TT (bow, 6), 1 x 1 - 75/35 M1897

Antigone: 4 - 450 TT (bow, 6), 1 x 1 - 47/50 M1902

Armide: 6 - 450 TT (4 bow, 2 side drop-collars, 8), 1 x 1 - 47/50 M1902

Complement 31
Diving depth operational, m  

Ship project history: Double-hulled submarines, designed by M. Laubeuf, laid by Japanese (No 14, future Armide) and Greek orders (two others). First two, ex-Greek submarines, requisitioned 3/6/1915, Armide was requisitioned 30/5/1917.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Amazone after war

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14