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REGIA MARINA (ITALY)

SUBMARINES

N1 small submarines (1918-1919)

N1 1918

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
N1   Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente 3/1916 6/9/1917 7/1918 stricken 10/1930
N2   Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente 3/1916 26/1/1918 12/1918 stricken 5/1928
N3   Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente 3/1916 27/4/1918 10/1918 stricken 8/1935
N4   Ansaldo, Sestri Ponente 3/1916 6/10/1918 4/1919 stricken 8/1935
N5   Tosi, Taranto 8/1916 18/11/1917 1/1919 stricken 7/1929
N6   Tosi, Taranto 8/1916 20/9/1918 6/1919 stricken 8/1935

   

Displacement standard, t

262

Displacement normal, t

277 / 363

Length, m

45.8

Breadth, m

4.28

Draught, m

3.17

No of shafts

2

Machinery

N1 - 4: Sulzer diesels / Ansaldo electric motors

N5, 6: Tosi diesels / Ansaldo electric motors

Power, h. p.

N1 - 4: 650 - 400 / 400

N5, 6: 700 - 820 / 400 - 450

Max speed, kts

N1 - 4: 12.5 / 7.6

N5, 6: 13.5 / 7.9

Fuel, t

diesel oil 9 - 10

Endurance, nm(kts)

N1 - 4: 1300(9) / 80(2)

N5, 6: 1485(9) / 120(2)

Armament

2 - 450 TT (bow, 4), 1 x 1 - 76/30 A1914

Complement

23

Diving depth operational, m 40

Ship project history: Increased and improved Nautilus. N5 and N6 had more powerful diesels.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

N1 1918

N4 post-war

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14