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Osvetnik 1930 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Смели [Smeli]   569 A C de la Loire, Nantes, France 1928 1/12/1928 1929 captured by Italy 17/4/1941 (N2 Antonio Bajamonti)
Осветник [Osvetnik]   570 A C de la Loire, Nantes, France 1928 14/2/1929 1929 captured by Italy 17/4/1941 (N1 Francesco Rismondo)


Technical data


Displacement standard, t?
Displacement normal, t

655 / 822

Length, m

66.5 pp 69.1 oa

Breadth, m

5.40

Draught, m

3.80

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 MAN diesels / 2 Nancy electric motors

Power, h. p.

1480 / 1100

Max speed, kts

14.5 / 9.2

Fuel, t

diesel oil 25

Endurance, nm(kts)5000(9) / 100(4.5)
Armament

1 x 1 - 100/40 (fr), 6 - 550 TT (4 bow, 2 stern, 12)

Complement

45

Diving depth operational, m80


Standard scale images


<i>Osvetnik</i> 1941
Osvetnik 1941


Graphics


<i>Osvetnik </i>1930 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>  
Osvetnik 1930 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.  


Ship project history


Designed and built in France on a basis of French submarine Sirene to with close characteristics. Most significant differences consisted in absence of trained TT mount, replacement of 75mm gun by 100mm, more powerful machinery. Double-hulled. Both submarines arrived to Yugoslavia 9/12/1929.

Modernizations


1930s, both: + 1 x 1 - 40/64 Škoda

Naval service


17/4/1941 Smeli and Osvetnik were captured at Kotor and commissioned by Regia Marina as Francesco Rismondo and Antonio Baiamonti. Former 14/9/1943 was captured by German troops at Bonifaccio (Corsica) and 17/9/1943 scuttled by them, latter was scuttled by crew 9/9/1943 at La Spezia.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.