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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

SUBMARINES

"IX D-1" type ex-German submarine (1942/1945)

I506 1945

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
U195, 7/1945- 506 <I506> (ex-U195)   2041 A. G. Weser, Bremen, Germany 5/1941 8/4/1942 9/1942 // 5/1945 surrendered 8/1945, BU 1947

  

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

1610 / 1771

Length, m

87.6

Breadth, m

7.50

Draught, m

5.40

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Germania diesels  / 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

2800 / 1000

Max speed, kts

15.8 / 6.9

Fuel, t

diesel oil 203

Endurance, nm(kts) 12750(10) / 115(4)
Armament

1 x 1 - 37/80 C/30U, 2 x 2 - 20/65 C/38

Military load

252 t of oil fuel

Sensors

FuMO 30 radar, GHG hydrophone, FuMB 3 Bali, FuMB 6 Palau ECM suites

Complement

57
Diving depth operational, m 100

Ship project history: After capitulation of Germany all being in Japan German submarines 8-10/5/1945 were transferred under Japanese control and after assimilation of ships by new crews entered service. 15/7/1945 they have replaced old, still German numbering on accepted in the IJN.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14