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POSEIDON submarines (1943/1957-1958)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Ποσειδών [Poseidon] (ex-Lapon) Y16, 1958- S78   Electric Boat, Groton, USA 2.1942 27.10.1942 1/1943 // 8.8.1957 stricken 4.1975
Αμφιτρίτη [Amfitriti] (ex-Jack) S117   Electric Boat, Groton, USA 2.1942 16.10.1942 1/1943 // 21.4.1958 stricken 9.1967


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement normal, t

1845 / 2415

Length, m

92.2 wl 95.0 oa

Breadth, m

8.31

Draught, m

4.65

No of shafts

2

Machinery

4 Hoover, Owens, Rentschler diesel-generators / 4 electric motors

Power, h. p.

5400 / 2740

Max speed, kts

20.25 / 8.75

Fuel, t

diesel oil 378 - 472

Endurance, nm(kts)11000 (10) / 96 (2)
Armament

1 x 1 - 127/25 Mk 40, 10 - 533 TT (24 torpedoes or 40 mines, 6 bow, 4 stern)

Electronic equipment

SS, ST, SV radars, WFA, JT sonars, APR-1 ECM suite

Complement

60

Diving depth operational, m

90



Standard scale images


<i>Poseidon </i>1970
Poseidon 1970
<i>Poseidon </i>1960
Poseidon 1960


Project history

Former USN Gato class submarines fitted postwar with a streamlined fin.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.