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UIT25 oceangoing submarine (1940 / 1943)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
UIT25 (ex-Luigi Torelli)     OTO, Muggiano, Italy 2.1939 6.1.1940 5.1940 // 12.1943 captured by Japan 10.5.1945 (伊504 [I504])


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

1175 / 1465

Length, m

76.5

Breadth, m

6.81

Draught, m

4.72

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 CRDA diesels / 2 Marelli electric motors

Power, h. p.

3600 / 1500

Max speed, kts

17.8 / 8.2

Fuel, t

diesel oil 118

Endurance, nm(kts)10500(8) / 110(3)
Armament

1 x 1 - 100/47 M1938, 2 x 2 - 13.2/76, 8 - 533 TT (4 bow, 4 stern, 12)

Electronic equipmentsonar, hydrophone
Complement

57

Diving depth operational, m90


Standard scale images


<i>UIT25</i> 1943
UIT25 1943


Project history

Ex-Italian submarine Luigi Torelli, 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

UIT25 was 6.5.1945 captured by Japanese at Kobe after capitulation of Germany and entered Japanese service as I504, surrendered and scuttled by Allies 15.4.1946.