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SUBMARINES

LEONARDO DA VINCI submarines (1942 - 1943 / 1954 - 1955)

Leonardo da Vinci 1960

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Leonardo da Vinci (ex-Dace) S510 Electric Boat, Groton, USA 7/1942 25/4/1943 7/1943 // 31/1/1955 discarded 5/1973
Enrico Tazzoli (ex-Barb) S511 Electric Boat, Groton, USA 6/1941 2/4/1942 7/1942 // 13/12/1954 discarded 2/1973

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

1830 / 2440

Length, m

93.6

Breadth, m

8.20

Draught, m

5.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

S510: 4 General Motors diesel-generators / 4 electric motors

S511: 4 General Electric diesel-generators / 4 electric motors

Power, h. p.

4610 / 5400

Max speed, kts

18 / 15 (7.5 with snorkel)

Fuel, t

diesel oil 378 - 472

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

Armament

10 - 533 TT (24 torpedoes or 40 mines, 6 bow, 4 stern)

Sensors

BQR-2, BQS-2, JT or SQR-3 sonars, SS, SV, BPS-1 radars

Complement

82

Diving depth operational, m

90

   

Ship project history: Former USN submarines of Gato class, modernized under GUPPY IB design.

 

Modernizations: None.

 

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2015