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KATSONIS submarines (1927-1928)

Katsonis 1928

Name 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

 

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

Schneider-Carels diesels / 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, m 80

Ship 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.

Katsonis 1928

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