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P714 ex-Italian submarine (1, 1942 / 1943)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
P714 (ex-Bronzo) P714   Tosi, Taranto, Italy 12.1940 28.9.1941 1.1942 // 7.1943 to France 1.1944 (Narval)


Technical data


Max speed, kts, kn

14.7 / 7.7

Displacement standard, t---
Displacement normal, t

697 / 850

Length, m

60.2

Breadth, m

6.44

Draught, m

4.78

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Fiat diesels / 2 Marellli electric motors

Power, h. p.

1400 / 800

Fuel, t

diesel oil 78

Endurance, nm(kts)2300(14) / 80(4)
Armament

1 x 1 - 100/47 M1938, 2 x 1 - 13.2/76, 4 - 533 TT (bow, 8)

Electronic equipmenthydrophone
Complement

45

Diving depth operational, m80


Standard scale images


<i>P714</i> 1943
P714 1943


Project history

Last, 5th series of 600t submarines of Italian navy. Repetition of Adua class with with less size CT for stability improvement and decreasing of silhouette. Also power of diesels was raised. Bronzo was captured by British minesweepers Boston, Cromarty, Poole and Seeham 12.7.1943 off Syracuse.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.