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Glafkos 1929

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Πρωτεύς [Protefs] Y3   A C de la Loire, Nantes, France 1927 24.10.1928 8.1929 sunk 29.12.1940
Νηρεύς [Nirefs] Y4   A C de la Loire, Nantes, France 1927 12.1927 3.1930 stricken 5.1947
Τρίτων [Triton] Y5   A C de la Loire, Nantes, France 1927 4.4.1928 3.1930 sunk 16.11.1942
Γλαύκος [Glafkos] Y6   CNF, Blainville, France 1927 1928 12.1930 sunk 4.4.1942


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

730

Displacement normal, t

790 / 960

Length, m

68.6 pp

Breadth, m

5.73

Draught, m

4.18

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Sulzer diesels / 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

1420 / 1200

Max speed, kts

14 / 9.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 105

Endurance, nm(kts)4000(10) / 100(5)
Armament

1 x 1 - 100/40 Schneider QF, 1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk II, 8 - 533 TT (6 bow, 2 stern, 10)

Complement

41

Diving depth operational, m85


Standard scale images


<i>Glafkos </i>1930
Glafkos 1930


Graphics


<i>Glafkos </i>1929
Glafkos 1929


Project history

Submarines ordered in France in 1925. Loire-Simonot design; very similar to French submarines of Sirene 600t class. In comparison with Katsonis class structure of torpedo armament was changed, all TTs took places in a pressure hull. The arrangement of 102mm gun has been fulfilled lowered: on a deck in shielded barbette for stability improvement. Tactical designations were Y3-6.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

 Protefs was sunk 29.12.1940 by ramming of Italian torpedo boat Antares at coast of Albania. Glafkos was lost 4.4.1942 during raid of German and Italian bombers to Malta. Triton was sunk 16.11.1942 by German destroyer Hermes (former Greek Vassilefs Georgios) and submarine chaser UJ2102 in Aegean sea. Nirefs was stricken 3.5.1947, but broken up only in 1952.