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SWEDISH NAVY (SWEDEN)

SUBMARINES

SJÖORMEN submarines (1968-1969)

Sjöormen 1975

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Sjöormen Sor Kockums, Malmö 1965 25/1/1967 31/7/1968 to Singapore 7/1997 (Centurion)
Sjölejonet Sle Kockums, Malmö 1965 29/6/1967 16/12/1968 to Singapore 7/1997 (Conqueror)
Sjöbjörnen Sbj Örlogsvarv Karlskrona 1966 9/1/1968 28/2/1969 to Singapore 7/1997 (Challenger)
Sjöhunden Shu Kockums, Malmö 1966 21/3/1968 25/6/1969 to Singapore 2/1997 (Chieftain)
Sjöhästen Shä Örlogsvarv Karlskrona 1966 6/8/1968 15/9/1969 to Singapore for spares 7/1997

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

1125 / 1400

Length, m

50.0 wl 50.5 oa

Breadth, m

6.10

Draught, m

5.10

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2 Hedemora-Pielstick 12PA-4 diesel-generators / 1 ASEA electric motor

Power, h. p.

2200 / 1500

Max speed, kn

15 / 20

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

4 - 533 TT (bow, 10), 2 - 400 TT (bow, 4), mines

Sensors Terma radar, sonar, IBS-A12 CCS

Complement

23

Diving depth operational, m 150

Ship project history: Voted in 1961; two decks, bow planes on the sail and X-configured stern planes. 'Teardrop' hull shape, 5-blade propeller. Attack submarines, A11 type.

Modernizations: 1984-1985, Sjöbjörnen: - IBS-A12 CCS; + IBS-A17 CCS

1984-1985, all: sonar became CSU-83

Naval service: No significant events.

Sjöormen 1979

© Ivan Gogin, 2015