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IMPERIAL RUSSIAN NAVY (RUSSIA)

SUBMARINES

"Holland" type midget submarines (NO1) (1914)

1 1914

Names

1 - 3

Builders

Nevsky Wks, St. Petersburg: 1 - 3

Completed

10/1914: 1 - 3

Losses

1 (9/5/1917), 2 (28/10/1915), 3 (12/3/1918)

Transfers

none

Discarding

none

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

33 / 44

Length, m

20.4

Breadth, m

2.30

Draught, m

1.80

No of shafts

1

Machinery

diesel / electric motor

Power, h. p.

50 / 35

Max speed, kts

8 / 6

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 150(8) / 18(6)

Armament

2 - 450 TT (bow, 2)

Complement

4 - 6
Diving depth operational, m

30 max

Ship project history: Ordered by the Army Ministry for local defence on the Black Sea coast, they reflected positive experience with the Drzewiecki boats of the 1870s. Transferred to Navy control in August 1914.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: 1 and 2 were lost in Barents Sea and 3 on Danube.

 

  Ivan Gogin, 2014