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KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY NAVAL FORCE (NORTH KOREA)

SUBMARINES

project 613 submarines (1953-1956/1963-1966)

1965

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
(i) (ex-S-75)   444 Marti Yd, Nikolayev, USSR 31/3/1953 8/8/1953 14/12/1953 // 3/1963 hulk 2003/05
(ii) (ex-S-90)   444 Marti Yd, Nikolayev, USSR 12/11/1953 31/12/1953 22/9/1954 // 3/1963 hulk 2003/05
(iii) (ex-S-325)   112 Zhdanov Yd, Gorkiy, USSR 23/7/1955 29/11/1955 17/8/1956 // 6/1966 hulk 2003/05
(iv) (ex-S-326)   112 Zhdanov Yd, Gorkiy, USSR 31/7/1955 24/12/1955 19/7/1956 // 6/1966 hulk 2003/05
  

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

1045 / 1342

Length, m

76.0

Breadth, m

6.30

Draught, m

4.55

No of shafts

2

Machinery

37D diesels / PG-101 electric motors

Power, h. p.

4000 / 2700

Max speed, kts

18.3 / 13.1

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

8580(10) / 353(2)

Armament

6 - 533 TT (4 bow, 2 stern, 12 or 22 mines)

Sensors

Flag radar, Tamir-5L, Feniks sonars, Nakat ECM suite

Complement

55

Diving depth operational, m

170

Ship project history: Former Soviet Project 613 submarines.

Modernizations: none

Naval service: In 2005 all four submarines were no longer operational but can be used as stationary training boats, battery recharging stations etc.

Ivan Gogin, 2016