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CHARLES BRUN experimental submarine (1913)

Charles Brun 1913

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Charles Brun Q089 Arsenal de Toulon 1907 14/9/1910 10/1913 condemned 6/1920

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

356 / 450

Length, m

44.0

Breadth, m

4.00

Draught, m

3.30

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 du Temple boilers

Power, h. p.

1300

Max speed, kts

13.5 / 7.2

Fuel, t

oil

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

2 - 450 TT (bow), 4 - 450 TC (2 Drzewiecki drop-collars abeam, 2 ext cradles aft)

Complement 24
Diving depth operational, m 40

Ship project history: Experimental boat ordered on 31 December 1906 which never officially entered service. Trials of her experimental propulsion system were conducted between October 1910 and October 1913.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Charles Brun 1911

Ivan Gogin, 2014