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S-Boat Class 140 ("Jaguar")

S-Boot Klasse 140 ("Jaguar")

 

Technical Data

Shipyards Lürssen and Kröger
Units built 20
from/to 1957 - 1960
Commissioned from/to 1957 - 1974
Displacement 190 t
Length 42,5 m
Beam 7,1 m
Draught 2,2 m
Propulsion 4 x MB 518 A (each 3000 PS), later MB 518 B and 518 C
Shafts/Screws 4 - 4
Speed 42 kts
Complement  39 (4 Off, 2 Chiefs, 13 Pettis, 20 Ratings
Armament 4 x Torpedotubes 53,3 cm
2 x 40 mm/L70 Bofors
Mines

Torpedotube Pinsch-Bamag - Picture: Archives Förderverein

Torpedotube Pisch-Bamag - Picture: Archives Förderverein

Torpedotargetingpillar with tube-targeting-apparatus RZA 5 b - Picture: Archives Förderverein

Firing of an Exercise-Torpedo from tube III - Picture: Archives Förderverein

40 mm Bofors L 70 MEL - Picture: Archives Förderverein

ARtillery-Firecontrolsysrtem OGR 7 - Picture: Archives Förderverein

Left: Bottommine G2 (DM 61), right: Anchormine (DM 11) - Picture: Archives Förderverein

 

Specials

The main engines were working on the shaft via a rigid transmission. Lated the boats were retrofitted with plotting table, true motion-radar, optical targetting and ESM  (Radar-Search) equipment.