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Katsonis 1928

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Κατσώνης [Katsonis] Y1   F C de la Gironde, Bordeaux, France 1925 20.3.1926 6.1928 sunk 14.9.1943
Παπανικολής [Papanikolis] Y2   A C de la Loire, Nantes, France 1925 19.11.1926 12.1927 discarded 1945


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

?

Displacement normal, t

576 / 775

Length, m

62.4 pp 62.5 oa

Breadth, m

5.30

Draught, m

3.40 mean 3.60 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Schneider-Carels diesels / 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

1200 / 1000

Max speed, kts

14 / 9.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)3500(10) / 100(5)
Armament

1 x 1 - 100/40 Schneider QF, 6 - 533 TT (4 bow, 2 stern, 7)

Complement

39

Diving depth operational, m80


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<i>Katsonis </i>1928
Katsonis 1928


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<i>Katsonis </i>1928
Katsonis 1928


Project history

Submarines ordered in in 1925. Schneider-Laubeuf design; very similar to French submarines of Circé 600t class. Two of four bow and both stern TTs were installed out of a pressure hull. 100mm gun took place on a fin structure. Tactical designations were Y1 and 2.

Modernizations

1930s, both: + 1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk VIII

Naval service

 Katsonis was sunk 14.9.1943 by German submarine chaser UJ2101 in Aegean sea. Papanicolis was stricken after hostilities end, but her CT was stored as a monument.