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SWEDISH NAVY (SWEDEN)

SUBMARINES

NEPTUN submarines (1943)

Najad 1954

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Neptun Np Kockums, Malmö 1942 17/11/1942 8/1943 stricken 4/1966
Najad Nj Kockums, Malmö 1942 26/9/1942 7/1943 stricken 4/1966
Näcken Kockums, Malmö 1942 26/9/1942 6/1943 stricken 4/1966

 

Displacement standard, t

550

Displacement normal, t

/ 730

Length, m

62.6

Breadth, m

6.40

Draught, m

3.40

No of shafts

2

Machinery

MAN diesels / electric motors

Power, h. p.

1800 / 1000

Max speed, kn

15 / 10

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 40/40 K/43 M36, 1 x 1 - 20/63 K/66 M40, 5 - 533 TT (3 bow, 2 stern, 10), 20 mines

Complement

35

Diving depth operational, m 60?

Ship project history: Minelaying submarines created with application of engineering decisions used at Sjölejonet and Delfinen. Normand-Fenaux minelaying system was used.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Neptun 1943

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