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ARGONAUTA small submarine (1915)

Argonauta 1915

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Argonauta (ex-Святой Георгий <Svyatoy Georgiy>)   Fiat - San Giorgio, La Spezia 3/1913 5/7/1914 2/1915 stricken 3/1928

   

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

255 / 306

Length, m

45.2

Breadth, m

4.20

Draught, m

3.05

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Fiat diesels / Savigliano electric motors

Power, h. p.

700 / 450

Max speed, kts

13.5 / 8.8

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 1600(9) / 120(3)

Armament

2 - 450 TT (bow, 4)

Complement

24

Diving depth operational, m 40

Ship project history: Ordered by Russia as Svyatoy Georgiy in 1912. Project was developed on the basis of submarine Medusa. After the beginning of WWI Italy has redeemed her and in February, 1915 boat was commissioned by Regia Marina as Argonauta. (Later other Svyatoy Georgiy was built for Russian Navy). Double-hulled.

Modernizations: 1915-1917: + 1 x 1 - 76/30 A1914

Naval service: No significant events.

Argonauta 1916

 

 

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