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"U43" ex-German submarine (O2) (1915 / 1920)

O2 1918

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
○2潜水艦 <O2> (ex-U46)     KW Danzig, Germany 1914 18/5/1915 12/1915 // 11/1918 BU 1922

  

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

725 / 940

Length, m

65.0

Breadth, m

6.20

Draught, m

3.74

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 MAN diesels / 2 SSW electric motors

Power, h. p.

2000 / 1200

Max speed, kts

15.2 / 9.7

Fuel, t

diesel oil 132

Endurance, nm(kts) 11400(8) / 51(5)

Armament

1 x 1 - 88/27 TK L/30 C/08, 4 - 500 TT (2 bow, 2 stern, 6)

Complement

36

Diving depth operational, m 50

Ship project history: German submarine of U43 class, transferred to Japan after World War I.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2014