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MARSUINUL submarine (1943)

Marsuinul 1943

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Marsuinul   Santieri Galati, Galatz 1938 22/5/1941 7/1943 captured by USSR 5/9/1944 (زر-2 <TS-2>)
 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

636 / 860

Length, m

68.7

Breadth, m

6.45

Draught, m

3.60

No of shafts

2

Machinery

MAN diesels / BBC electric motors

Power, h. p.

1840 / 860

Max speed, kts

16.6 / 8

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 8040(10) / 86(4)

Armament

1 x 1 - 88/42 SK C/35, 1 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 6 - 533 TT (4 bow, 2 stern, 10), 20 mines

Complement

45

Diving depth operational, m 110 (max)

Ship project history: Minelaying submarine representing increased version of Requinul with similar machinery. Project 298 was developed by German-Dutch Ingeenieurkantoor voor Scheepsbouw (IvS). Submarine was built by arsenal in Galatz with technical assistance of Weser AG. Mines were carried in 10 vertical tubes arranged in bulge tanks on 5 on each side. Tactical number S2.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: 5/9/1944 Marsuinul was captured by Soviet troops at Constanza and 14/9/1944 commissioned by Soviet Navy as TS-2.

Marsuinul

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