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SUBMARINES

BÄVERN submarines (1921)

Illern 1940

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Bävern B, Bä Kockums, Malmö 1918 5/3/1921 6/1921 stricken 10/1944
Illern I, In Örlogsvarvet Karlskrona 1918 30/6/1921 1921 collision 12/8/1943
Uttern U, Ut Örlogsvarvet Karlskrona 1918 25/7/1921 1921 stricken 10/1944

 

 

Displacement standard, t

429

Displacement normal, t

472 / 650

Length, m

57.0

Breadth, m

5.80

Draught, m

3.00

No of shafts

2

Machinery

6cyl diesels / electric motors

Power, h. p.

2100 / 520

Max speed, kn

15.2 / 8.2

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 3000(15) / 54(6)

Armament

1 x 1 - 57/50 K/55 M89B, 4 - 450 TT (bow, 8)

Complement

28

Diving depth operational, m 30?

Ship project history: Advanced Hajen class in which for the account of slightly increased dimensions fuel stowage and surface endurance were increased. They become outdated to the beginning of WW II.

Modernizations: none.

Naval service: Illern was lost 12/8/1943 as a result of collision with m/s Birkaland in Kalmar straight, salvaged 1/9/1943 but never repaired and sold for BU in 1944.

Uttern 1921

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