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REQUINUL submarine (1943)

Requinul 1943

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Requinul 1951- S2, 1952- S11, 1956- S52 Santieri Galati, Galatz 1938 4/5/1941 5/1943 captured by USSR 5/9/1944 (زر-1 <TS-1>), returned 8/1951, stricken 1959
 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

585 / 789

Length, m

58.0

Breadth, m

5.60

Draught, m

3.60

No of shafts

2

Machinery

MAN diesels / BBC electric motors

Power, h. p.

1840 / 860

Max speed, kts

17 / 8

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 7000(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)

Complement

45

Diving depth operational, m 110 (max)

Ship project history: Project was developed by German-Dutch company IvS and was close to German VII series submarines, having smaller dimensions. Submarine was built at Galatz with technical support of AG Weser. A saddle-tank construction. Tactical number S1.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: 5/9/1944 Requinul was captured by Soviet troops at Constanza and 14/9/1944 commissioned by Soviet Navy as TS-1. 3/7/1951 she was stricken by Soviet Navy and in August, 1951 returned to Romania (on other data, she was never commissioned again by Romanian Navy).

 

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