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REGIA MARINA (ITALY)

SUBMARINES

"CA" type II midget submarines (1943)

CA3

Names

CA3, 4

Builders

Caproni, Milano: CA3, 4

Completed

1/1943: CA3, 4

Losses

CA3 (9/9/1943), CA4 (9/9/1943)

Transfers

none

Discarding

none

  

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

12.6 / 13.8

Length, m

10.5

Breadth, m

1.90

Draught, m

1.83

No of shafts

1

Machinery

Marelli electric motor

Power, h. p.

25

Max speed, kts

7 / 6

Fuel, t

---

Endurance, nm(kts) 70(2)

Armament

8 x 100kg explosive charges, 20 x 2kg explosive charges

Complement

3

Diving depth operational, m 55

Ship project history: A little increased version of 1st series CA (after reconstruction). They were built for 10th MAS flotilla.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14