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N1 medium submarines (1929 / 1941)


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Left to right: Osvetnik, Smeli, Hrabri  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
N1 (ex-Осветник [Osvetnik]), 4/1941- Francesco Rismondo     A C de la Loire, Nantes, France 1927 14/2/1929 1929 // 4/1941 captured by Germany 14/9/1943
N2 (ex-Смели [Smeli]), 4/1941- Antonio Bajamonti     A C de la Loire, Nantes, France 1927 1/12/1928 12/1929 // 4/1941 scuttled 9/9/1943


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

630 / 809

Length, m

66.5

Breadth, m

5.40

Draught, m

3.77

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 MAN diesels / 2 CGE (Nancy) electric motors

Power, h. p.

1480 / 1100

Max speed, kts

14.5 / 9.2

Fuel, t

diesel oil 25

Endurance, nm(kts)5000(9) / 100(4.5)
Armament

1 x 1 - 100/45 M1925, 1 x 1 - 40/67 Škoda, 6 - 533 TT (4 bow, 2 stern, 12)

Complement

43

Diving depth operational, m80


Graphics


Left to right: <i>Osvetnik, Smeli, Hrabri</i>  
Left to right: Osvetnik, Smeli, Hrabri  


Ship project history


In April, 1941, after capitulation of Yugoslavia, two former Yugoslavian submarines, Osvetnik and Smeli, were commissioned by Regia Marina, renamed Francesco Rismondo and Antonio Bajamonti respectively. In 1941 they passed repair in which course the armament was partially changed and CT form was changed.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Francesco Rismondo was 18/9/1943 scuttled by Germans, Antonio Bajamonti was scuttled by own crew 9/9/1943.