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SPANISH NAVY (SPAIN)

SUBMARINES

FOCA I midget submarines (1957)

Names

F I Foca I, 1963- SA41 Foca I; F II Foca II, 1963- SA42 Foca II

Builders

Bazán, Cartagena: F I, II

Commissioned

1957: F I, II

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

1971: SA41, 42

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

16 / 20

Length, m

13.9

Breadth, m

1.80

Draught, m

1.50

No of shafts

1

Machinery

Pegaso diesel / Siemens electric motor

Power, h. p.

160 / 110

Max speed, kts

9.2 / 12

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts)  

Armament

2 - 533 TT

Sensors

?

Complement

3

Diving depth operational, m

120

   

Ship project history: Launched in 1957 and originally rated as experimental submarines; re-rated as assault submarines and numbered as above in 1963. Based on the German 'Seehund' type.
Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

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