British S-class submarine (1914)
The British S-class submarine of 1914 were built by Scotts, Greenock just before World War I. The S class was based on an Italian design of the Laurenti boats.
|Length:||45.1 m (148 ft 0 in)|
|Beam:||4.4 m (14 ft 5 in)|
|Draught:||3.2 m (10 ft 6 in)|
|Propulsion:||2 shafts, Scott-FIAT 6-cyl Diesels, 2 Electric motors, 650 / 400 hp|
|Range:||1,600 nautical miles (3,000 km) at 8.5 knots (15.7 km/h) surfaced|
The design had ten internal bulkheads.
Three vessels were constructed. All three were transferred to the Italian Navy in October 1915.
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