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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

SUBMARINES

"U117" ex-German submarine (O1) (1918 / 1919)

O1 1918

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
○1潜水艦 <O1> (ex-U125)   202 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany 1916 26/5/1918 9/1918 // 11/1918 BU 1922

  

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

1163 / 1468

Length, m

82.0

Breadth, m

7.42

Draught, m

4.22

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 MAN / Blohm & Voss diesels / 2 SSW electric motors

Power, h. p.

2400 / 1235

Max speed, kts

14.7 / 7.2

Fuel, t

diesel oil 191

Endurance, nm(kts)

11470(8) / 35(4.5)

Armament

1 x 1 - 149/42 TK L/45 C/16, 4 - 500 TT (bow, 14), 42 mines

Complement

40

Diving depth operational, m

75

Ship project history: German submarine of UE-II type, transferred to Japan after World War I.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

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

Ivan Gogin, 2014