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UIT24 oceangoing submarine (1939 / 1943)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
UIT24 (ex-Comandante Capellini)     OTO, Muggiano, Italy 4.1938 14.5.1939 9/1939 // 12.1943 captured by Japan 10.5.1945 (伊503 [I503])


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

947

Displacement normal, t

1043 / 1290

Length, m

73.0

Breadth, m

7.19

Draught, m

5.12

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Fiat diesels / 2 CRDA electric motors

Power, h. p.

3600 / 1100

Max speed, kts

17.4 / 8

Fuel, t

diesel oil 108

Endurance, nm(kts)9500(8) / 80(4)
Armament

2 x 1 - 100/47 M1938, 2 x 2 - 13.2/76, 8 - 533 TT (4 bow, 4 stern, 16)

Electronic equipmentsonar, hydrophone
Complement

57

Diving depth operational, m100


Standard scale images


<i>UIT24</i> 1944
UIT24 1944


Project history

Former Italian submarine Comandante Capellini, 10.9.1943 captured by Japanese at Singapore and 6.12.1943 transferred to Kriegsmarine.

Modernizations

1944: artillery consisted of 1 x 2 - 20/65 C/38.; + FuMO 30 radar, FuMB 3 Bali, FuMB 6 Palau ECM suites

Naval service

UIT24 6.5.1945 captured by Japanese at Kobe after capitulation of Germany, and entered Japanese service as I503; surrendered and scuttled by Allies 15.4.1946.