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Monday, May 2nd 2011, 3:15am

Deutsche Kriegsmarine – Unterseeboote

Data repository for German submarines

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Monday, May 2nd 2011, 2:46pm

U-boot Typ IV

Type IV, German U-boat laid down 1937

Date 1931
Ocean=1 Coast=0 1
Gun cal cm 10.5
ElecHP 1500
DieselHP 5200
Wt fuel&batts 410
Kerb wt 1168
disp 1550
res buoyancy 25%
Max Surf Spd 18.2
Max Sub Spd 8.2

L 80.0
Beam 7.8
D 5.0
Crush depth 250
#TT 8
Mines 40
Tons Oil 210.0
Tons Battery 200.0

Range 12194 nautical miles @ 10 knots
Range 145 nautical miles @ 4 knots, 21 @ 8 knots

Armament is a 10.5cm gun forward, a 3.7cm AA gun aft and a twin 2cm AA machinegun on the aft end of the superstructure. 150 rounds are carried for the 10.5cm gun. 26 53.3cm torpedoes are normally carried, though some can be replaced with tube-launched mines.


U-100 completed 1937
U-101 completed 1938
U-102 completed 1938
U-103 completed 1938
U-104 completed 1939
U-105 completed 1939
U-106 laid down Jan 1939; launched Jun 1939; completed Nov 1939
U-107 laid down Jan 1939; launched Jun 1939; completed Nov 1939
U-108 laid down Jul 1939; launched Mar 1940; completed May 1940
U-109 laid down Jul 1939; launched Mar 1940; completed May 1940

Refit Scheme Adopted 1943

Type IV Submarine Refit Scheme

Date: 1937
Type: Ocean
Crew: 51
Misc Weight: 20
Gun calibre: 10.5cm
Electric motors: 1,500 hp
Diesel engines: 5,200 hp
Length: 80.0 metres
Beam: 7.8 metres
Draught: 5.0 metres
Crush Depth: 250 metres
Torpedo tubes: Eight 533mm
Mines: 40
Tons Oil: 210
Tons Battery: 200
Cruise Speed: 10 knots
Submerged Speed: 4 knots
Kerb Weight: 1,184 tons
Displacement: 1,560
Reserve Buoyancy: 24%
Maximum Surfaced Speed: 18.2 knots
Max Submerged Speed: 8.2 knots
Light Weight: 934 tons
Range: 12,115 miles
Range: 144 miles

Armament is a 10.5cm gun forward, a 3.7cm AA gun aft and a twin 2cm AA machinegun on the aft end of the superstructure. 150 rounds are carried for the 10.5cm gun. 26 53.3cm torpedoes are normally carried, though some can be replaced with tube-launched mines.

Proposed refit: Increase miscellaneous weight by 16 tons (now total 20) to cover installation of air warning and surface search radar and a Metox radar threat warning receiver.

Cost of refit (2.5%): 24 tons. Time for refit: 8 days

U-100 through U-104: Refit commenced 1 Jul 1943, complete 9 July 1943

U-105 through U-105; Refit commenced 1 Aug 1943, complete 9 Aug 1943


Decommissioning/Scrapping:

Submarine U-100 - Demolition commenced 1 July 1948, completed 7 October 1948
Submarine U-101 - Demolition commenced 1 July 1948, completed 7 October 1948
Submarine U-102 - Demolition commenced 1 July 1948, completed 7 October 1948
Submarine U-103 - Demolition commenced 1 October 1948, completed 7 January 1949
Submarine U-104 - Demolition commenced 1 October 1948, completed 7 January 1949
Submarine U-105 - Demolition commenced 1 October 1948, completed 7 January 1949

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "BruceDuncan" (Mar 6th 2013, 1:06am)


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Thursday, June 30th 2011, 2:59am

Type VII Class Fleet Submarine

Type VII Class Fleet Submarine (1941)

Light Displacement – 1,385 tons; loaded displacement 1,661 tons; full displacement 2,081 tons

Length – 88 metres; beam 8.8 metres; draft 5.5 metres

Armament:

One 128mm SK L/25 mounted aft of the conning tower, one 37mm SK C30U L/83 mounted forward of the conning tower, one 20mm C30U L/65 mounted at the rear of the conning tower

Eight 533mm torpedo tubes (six bow, two stern) - provision of twenty six tons for torpedo reloads or mines

Machinery:

Two shafts; MAN diesel/electric motors, rated at 7,500 hp (diesel) and 2,500 hp (electric); weight of fuel and batteries 500 tons (250+250)

Maximum surface speed 19.2 knots; maximum submerged speed 9.1 knots; Surface cruise speed 12 knots; submerged cruise speed 6 knots

Radius (surfaced) – 8,164 nm at 12 knots; radius (submerged) 54 nm at 6 knots

Crew: 63

Miscellaneous Weight: 39.5 tons

Reserve buoyancy: 20%

Crush depth: 300m


U-121: Laid down 1 Jan 1941; Launched 10 Jul 1941; Completed 9 Nov 1941
U-122: Laid down 1 Jul 1941; Completed 9 May 1942
U-123: Laid down 1 Feb 1942: Launched 10 Aug 1942; Completed 10 Dec 1942
U-124: Laid down 1 Feb 1942; Launched 10 Aug 1942; Completed 10 Dec 1942
U-125: Laid down 1 Jul 1942; Launched 7 Jan 1943; Completed 9 May 1943
U-126: Laid down 1 Jul 1942; Launched 7 Jan 1943; Completed 9 May 1943

This post has been edited 3 times, last edit by "BruceDuncan" (Dec 28th 2012, 3:07am)


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Thursday, June 30th 2011, 3:01am

Type IX Coastal Submarine

Type IX Coastal Submarine (1941)

Light Displacement – 506 tons; loaded displacement 614 tons; full displacement 860 tons

Length – 60 metres; beam 6.1 metres; draft 4.7 metres

Armament:

One 88mm SK C35 L/45 mounted forward of the conning tower, one 20mm C30U L/65 mounted at the rear of the conning tower

Six 533mm torpedo tubes (four bow, two stern) - provision of eight tons for torpedo reloads or mines

Machinery:

Two shafts; MAN diesel/electric motors, rated at 1,500 hp (diesel) and 750 hp (electric); weight of fuel and batteries 275 tons (100+175)

Maximum surface speed 13.3 knots; maximum submerged speed 7.4 knots; Surface cruise speed 12 knots; submerged cruise speed 6 knots

Radius (surfaced) – 5,250 nm at 12 knots; radius (submerged) 71 nm at 6 knots

Crew: 27

Miscellaneous Weight: 24.5 tons

Reserve buoyancy: 28%

Crush depth: 212.5m


U-201: Laid down 1 Jan 1941; Launched 21 Jun 1941; Completed 13 Oct 1941
U-202: Laid down 1 Jan 1941; Launched 21 Jun 1941; Completed 13 Oct 1941
U-203: Laid down 1 Apr 1942; Launched 19 Sep 1942; Completed 11 Jan 1943
U-204: Laid down 1 Apr 1942; Launched 19 Sep 1942; Completed 11 Jan 1943
U-205: Laid down 1 May 1942; Launched 19 Oct 1942; Completed 10 Feb 1943
U-206: Laid down 1 May 1942; Launched 19 Oct 1942; Completed 10 Feb 1943

This post has been edited 3 times, last edit by "BruceDuncan" (Dec 28th 2012, 3:10am)


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Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 3:53pm

Type XXI Fleet Submarine

Type XXI Fleet Submarine

Date: 1945
Type: Oceanic

Length: 90.0m
Beam: 9.0m
Draft: 6.0m
Crush depth: 317.5 metres

Light Displacement: 1,720 tons
Loaded Displacement: 2,031 tons
Full Displacement: 2,430 tons

Weight of fuel and batteries: 625 tons
Reserve buoyancy: 16%

Armament:
- 6 x 533mm (all forward)
- 36 tons for mines or reload torpedoes

Electric Motors: 6,600 hp
Diesel Motors: 6,000 hp
Speed:
- Max Surfaced Speed: 17.6 knots
- Max Submerged Speed: 17.2 knots

Range:
- Surfaced: 8,864 nm at 12 knots
- Submerged: 235 nm at 6 knots / 37 nm at 12 knots

Tons Oil: 275.0 tons
Tons Battery: 350.0 tons
Miscellaneous Weight: 47 tons

Fitted with air mast for operation of diesel engines while submerged



My thanks to Brock for the Subsim


Haifisch – Laid down 1 January 1945; Launched 11 May 1945; Completed 21 November 1945
Speerfisch – Laid down 1 January 1945; Launched 11 May 1945; Completed 21 November 1945
Store – Laid down 1 January 1945; Launched 11 May 1945; Completed 21 November 1945
Tarpune – Laid down1 January 1945; Launched 11 May 1945; Completed 21 November 1945
Schwertfisch – Laid down 1 January 1945; Launched 11 May 1945; Completed 21 November 1945
Forellen – Laid down 1 January 1945; Launched 11 May 1945; Completed 21 November 1945
Brasche - Laid down 1 July 1945; Launched 8 November 1945; Completed 21 May 1946
Schellfisch - Laid down 1 July 1945; Launched 8 November 1945; Completed 21 May 1946
Walfisch - Laid down 1 July 1945; Launched 8 November 1945; Completed 21 May 1946
Neunaugen - Laid down 1 July 1945; Launched 8 November 1945; Completed 21 May 1946
Lotsenfisch - Laid down 1 July 1945; Launched 8 November 1945; Completed 21 May 1946
Makrele - Laid down 1 July 1945; Launched 8 November 1945; Completed 21 May 1946
Äsche - Laid down 1 January 1946; Launched 11 May 1946; Completed 21 November 1946
Drachenfisch - Laid down 1 January 1946; Launched 11 May 1946; Completed 21 November 1946
Huchen - Laid down 1 January 1946; Launched 11 May 1946; Completed 21 November 1946
Seeteufel - Laid down 1 July 1946; Launched 8 November 1946; Completed 21 May 1947
Hecht - Laid down 1 July 1946; Launched 8 November 1946; Completed 21 May 1947
Maifisch - Laid down 1 July 1946; Launched 8 November 1946; Completed 21 May 1947

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Monday, March 13th 2017, 3:37pm

Type XXIII Coastal Submarine

Edit: Corrected

Type XXIII Coastal Submarine

Date: 1948
Type: Coastal

Length: 45.0 metres
Beam: 5.5 metres
Draft: 5.5 metres
Crush depth: 225 metres

Light Displacement: 497 tons
Loaded Displacement: 569 tons
Full Displacement: 681 tons

Weight of fuel and batteries: 185 tons
Reserve buoyancy: 16%

Armament:
- 4 x 533mm torpedo tubes (all forward)
- 12 tons for mines or reload torpedoes

Electric Motors: 2,700 hp
Diesel Motors: 800 hp
Speed:
- Max Surfaced Speed: 10.9 knots
- Max Submerged Speed: 17.0 knots

Range:
- Surfaced: 7,593 nm at 8 knots
- Submerged: 193 nm at 6 knots

Tons Oil: 60.0 tons
Tons Battery: 125.0 tons
Miscellaneous Weight: 30 tons

Fitted with air mast for operation of diesel engines while submerged


Koboldhai – Laid down 1 January 1948; Launched 9 March 1948; Complete 15 May 1948
Kragenhai – Laid down 1 January 1948; Launched 9 March 1948; Complete 15 May 1948
Engelhai - Laid down 1 April 1948; Launched 8 June 1948; Completed 14 August 1948
Fleckhai - Laid down 1 April 1948; Launched 8 June 1948; Completed 14 August 1948
Zigarrenhai - Laid down 1 July 1948; Launched 7 September 1948; Completed 13 November 1948
Schlinghai - Laid down 1 July 1948; Launched 7 September 1948; Completed 13 November 1948
Nagelhai - Laid down 1 October 1948; Launched 8 December 1948
Eishai - Laid down 1 October 1948; Launched 8 December 1948