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Surcouf-Color1942

Name: Surcouf Namesake: Robert Surcouf Ordered: December 1927 Launched: 18 October 1929 Commissioned: May 1934 Struck: 6 December 1943 Fate: Sunk, 18 February 1942 General characteristics Type: Submarine Displacement: 3,250 long tons (3,300 t) (surfaced) 4,304 long tons (4,373 t) (submerged) 2,880 long tons (2,930 t) (dead) Length: 110 m (361 ft) Beam: 9 m (29 ft 6 in) Draft: 7.25 m (23 ft 9 in) Installed power: 7,600 hp (5,700 kW) (surfaced) 3,400 hp (2,500 kW) (submerged) Propulsion: 2 × Sulzer diesel engines (surfaced) 2 × electric motors (submerged) 2 × screws Speed: 18.5 knots (34.3 km/h; 21.3 mph) (surfaced) 10 kn (19 km/h; 12 mph) (submerged) Range: Surfaced: 18,500 km (10,000 nmi; 11,500 mi) at 10 kn (19 km/h; 12 mph) 12,600 km (6,800 nmi; 7,800 mi) at 13.5 kn (25.0 km/h; 15.5 mph) Submerged: 130 km (70 nmi; 81 mi) at 4.5 kn (8.3 km/h; 5.2 mph) 110 km (59 nmi; 68 mi) at 5 kn (9.3 km/h; 5.8 mph) Endurance: 90 days Test depth: 80 m (260 ft) Boats and landing craft carried: 1 × motorboat in watertight deck well Capacity: 280 long tons (280 t) Complement: 8 officers and 110 men Armament: 2 × 203 mm (8 in) guns (1x2) 2 × 37 mm (1.46 in) anti-aircraft guns (2x1) 4 × 13.2 mm (0.52 in) anti-aircraft machine guns (2x2) 6 × 550 mm (22 in) torpedo tubes (14 torpedoes) 4 × 400 mm (16 in) torpedo tubes (8 torpedoes) Aircraft carried: 1 × Besson MB.411 floatplane

Surcouf-Color1942
johnbr, Sep 19, 2011
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