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SWEDISH NAVY (SWEDEN)

SUBMARINES

HAJEN submarines (1957-1960)

Hajen 1965

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Hajen Hj, Haj Kockums, Malmö 1953 11/12/1954 28/2/1957 stricken 7/1980
Sälen Sä, Säl Kockums, Malmö 1953 3/10/1955 8/4/1957 stricken 7/1980
Valen Val Örlogsvarv Karlskrona 1953 21/4/1955 4/3/1957 stricken 7/1980
Bävern Bäv Kockums, Malmö 1955 3/2/1958 29/5/1959 stricken 7/1980
Illern In, Iln Örlogsvarv Karlskrona // Kockums, Malmö 1955 14/11/1957 31/8/1959 stricken 7/1980
Uttern Utn Kockums, Malmö 1955 14/11/1958 15/3/1960 stricken 7/1980

Displacement standard, t

720

Displacement normal, t

785 / 900

Length, m

64.5 wl 66.0 oa

Breadth, m

5.10

Draught, m

5.00

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Pielstick diesels / ASEA electric motors

Power, h. p.

1660 / 2300

Max speed, kn

16 / 20

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

4 - 533 TT (bow, 8), mines

Sensors sonar

Complement

44

Diving depth operational, m 150

Ship project history: First three were voted in 1949; last three in 1952. Swedish design derived from German U3503, a type XXI submarine sunk by own crew outside Göteborg 8/5/1945, and salvaged by the Swedish Navy.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Hajen 1970

© Ivan Gogin, 2015