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S-Boats in the Kriegsmarine 1935 - 1945

S-Boats - Technical Data

"S 219" - "S 300"

"S 301" - "500"

"S 219"

 

Shipyards Lürssen: "S 219" - "S 300" (only finished up to S 228")

Schlichting: "S 301" - "S 500" (only finished up to S 307")

 Length 34,94 m
Bream 5,28 m
Draught 1,67 m
Displacement 107/124 ts
Propulsion "S219", "S136"  3 x Daimler-Benz MB 511 Diesel engines 2500 HP 
Propulsion "S301" to "S500" 3 x Daimler-Benz MB 518 Diesel angines 3000 HP
Speed 42 resp. 45 kts
Complement 23
Armament
2 x Torpedo Tubes 53,3 cm
3 x 30 mm Machineguns twin mounted

Specialities:

The boats of type S 219 - S 300 were to be built at Schlichting-Werft at Travemünde. The measures were the same as for type S 100, the propulsion was to be by three Daimler MB 511-Dieselmotors (2500 hp). However, only ten boats were completed and commissioned.

Teh boats of type S 300 - S 500 were to be built at Lürssen-Werft at Vegesacke. The measures were the same as for type S 100, the propulsion was to be by three Daimler MB 518-Dieselmotors (3000 hp). However, only seven boats were completed and commissioned.

For boths types 6 x 30mm were planned, but the boats were fitted with those guns that were available.

 

Daimler Benz MB 518 20-Cylinder-V-Dieselengine with Charging 3000 PS - Picture: Archives David Mills 

   

Special: On the standard type "S 38/"S 100" three armament variants were fitted/ retrofitted after fall 1943 corresponding to availability: 

astern

midships

bow

1 x 40 mm 1 x 20 mm twin mounted 1 x 20 mm
1 x 37 mm 1 x 20 mm twin mounted 1 x 20 mm
1 x 20 mm quad. mounted 1 x 20 mm twin mounted  1 x 20 mm

        

 

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