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S-Boats in the Kriegsmarine 1935 - 1945

The S-Boats - Technical Data

S 621 - S 630

 

The S-boats captured from the Italian Navy "MS 75" and "MS 76" obtained initially the designations "SA 6" and "SA 7". On 12.01.1944 "MS 76" came to the 24. SFltl where it was re-designated into "S 629" on the 12.03.1944. "MS 75" was substituted the 3. SFltl on 10.12.1944 and re-designated into "S 630".

The 10 boats had been built on the basis of the Lürssen-designed type "S 2 - S 5" of the Reichsmarine.

 

"S 2" - (Picture from Connelly/Krakow: Schnellboot in action)

Length 28,00 m
Beam 4,30 m
Draft 1,75 m
Displacement 68,8 ts
Crew 19
Armament
2 x torpedotubes 53,3 cm on the forecastle
2 x 20 mm cannon
4 x MG
Antrieb 3 x Isotta-Fraschini 18 cylinder-fourstroke-gasoline engines ASM 183 (on S 629 ASM 185) each 1500 PS rsp. 1100 PS

1 x Alfa Romeo 6 cylinder gasoline-marchengine on middle shaft

Speed 35 kts
Shipyard C.R.D.A. Monfalcone

 

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