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PAKISTAN NAVY (PAKISTAN)

SUBMARINES

GHAZI submarine (1945/1964)

Ghazi 1965

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
غازی <Ghazi> (ex-Diablo) S130 Portsmouth N Yd, USA 8/1944 1/12/1944 3/1945 // 1/6/1964 sunk 4/2/1971

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

1830 / 2440

Length, m

95.0

Breadth, m

8.31

Draught, m

5.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

4 Fairbanks-Morse diesel-generators / 4 electric motors

Power, h. p.

4610 / 2700

Max speed, kts

20 / 10 (6.5 with snorkel)

Fuel, t

diesel oil 378 - 472

Endurance, nm (kts) 11000 (10) / 96 (2)

Armament

10 - 533 TT (24 torpedoes or 40 mines, 6 bow, 4 stern)

Sensors

BQR-2, BQS-2, JT or SQR-3 sonars, SS, ST, SV radars

Complement

82

Diving depth operational, m

135

Ship project history: Former USN Tench class submarine, loaned after Fleet Snorkel conversion.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Ghazi was sunk 4/2/1971 by Indian ASW surface ships off Visakhapatnam.

Ivan Gogin, 2016