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DUPUY DE LÔME submarines (1916)

Dupuy de Lôme 1916

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Dupuy de Lôme Q105 Arsenal de Toulon 3/1913 9/9/1915 8/1916 discarded 7/1935
Sané Q106 Arsenal de Toulon 11/1913 27/1/1916 8/1916 discarded 7/1935

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

833 / 1287

Length, m

75.0

Breadth, m

6.40

Draught, m

3.60

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Delaunay-Belleville 3-cyl VTE, 2 du Temple boilers / electric motors

Power, h. p.

3500 / 1640

Max speed, kts

17 / 11

Fuel, t

oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 2350(10) / 120(5)

Armament

8 - 450 TT (2 bow, 4 inboard, 2 ext cradles, 10), 1 x 1 - 75/34 M1897, 1 x 1 - 47/50 M1902

Complement 43
Diving depth operational, m 50

Ship project history: Built under the 1913 program. Project of M. Hutter on the basis of Archimède. The prominent feature peculiar to a number of French submarines, unusual steam engines machinery and electric motors. On trials Dupuy de Lôme reached 19kts surfaced. After the First World War both submarines were underwent major repair; their steam engines were replaced by diesels from requisitioned German submarines.

Modernizations: 1922, Dupuy de Lôme: VTE were replaced by 2 Krupp diesels (2400 hp, 15 kts), fuel capacity was increased, CT was rebuilt.

1922, Sané: VTE were replaced by 2 Körting diesels (2400 hp, 15 kts), fuel capacity was increased, CT was rebuilt.

Naval service: No significant events.

Sané 1916

Dupuy de Lôme after WWI

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14