home

fighting ships of the world

FRENCH NAVY (FRANCE)

SUBMARINES

DIANE submarines (1916-1917)

Daphné 1916

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Diane Q107 Q38 Arsenal de Cherbourg 12/1912 30/9/1916 8/1917 internal explosion 11/2/1918
Daphné Q108 Q39 Arsenal de Cherbourg 12/1912 25/10/1915 7/1916 stricken 2/1935

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

633 / 891

Length, m

68.0

Breadth, m

5.50

Draught, m

3.70

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Daphné: Sulzer diesels / electric motors

Diane: Vickers diesels / electric motors

Power, h. p.

1800 / 1400

Max speed, kts

17 / 11.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 2500(10) / 130(5)

Armament

Daphné: 10 - 450 TT (2 bow, 4 inboard, 4 ext cradles, 10), 1 x 1 - 75/35 M1897

Diane: 10 - 450 TT (2 bow, 4 inboard, 4 ext cradles, 10)

Complement 43
Diving depth operational, m  

Ship project history: Built under the 1912 program. Project was developed by M. Simonot on the basis of Archimède and Gustav Zédé.

Modernizations: 1920s, Daphné: diving time was reduced, new periscope was installed.

Naval service: Diane was lost 11/2/1918 off La Pallice with all hands by explosion.

Daphné

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14