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FOCA I midget submarines (1957)


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Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

F I Foca I, 1963- SA41 Foca I

F II Foca II, 1963- SA42 Foca II

Bazán, Cartagena: F I, II

1957: F I, II

none

none

1971: SA41, 42



Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement normal, t

16 / 20

Length, m

13.9

Breadth, m

1.80

Draught, m

1.50

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 Pegaso diesel / 1 Siemens electric motor

Power, h. p.

160 / 110

Max speed, kts

9.2 / 12

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 - 533 TT

Electronic equipment?
Complement

3

Diving depth operational, m

120



Ship project history Launched in 1957 and originally rated as experimental submarines; re-rated as assault submarines and numbered as above in 1963. Based on the German 'Seehund' type. Modernizations


Launched in 1957 and originally rated as experimental submarines; re-rated as assault submarines and numbered as above in 1963. Based on the German 'Seehund' type. Modernizations: None.

Naval service


No significant events.