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Korrigan

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Farfadet, 9.1909- Follet Q007   Arsenal de Rochefort 1900 17.5.1901 1902 stricken 11.1913
Korrigan Q008   Arsenal de Rochefort 1900 25.1.1902 1902 stricken 6.1906
Gnôme Q009   Arsenal de Rochefort 1900 24.7.1902 1903 stricken 6.1906
Lutin Q010   Arsenal de Rochefort 1900 12.2.1903 1903 stricken 9.1907


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement normal, t185 / 202
Length, m

41.3

Breadth, m

2.90

Draught, m

2.60

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 electric motor

Power, h. p.

183

Max speed, kts

6.1 / 4.3

Fuel, t

battery only

Endurance, nm(kts)115(5.3) / 28(4.3)
Armament

4 - 450 TC

Complement16
Diving depth operational, m30


Standard scale images


<i>Korrigan </i>1903
Korrigan 1903


Graphics


<i>Korrigan</i>
Korrigan


Project history

Single-hull steel submarines designed by M Maugas ordered on 26 September 1899. Initial cost of each boat was £32,000. Electric power supplied from accumulators only.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Farfadet sank accidentally on 5 July 1905 at Bizerta (14 lives lost) and refloated. Commissioned on September 1909 as Follet. Lutin also sank accidentally on 16 October 1906 and refloated.