Allied Warships


Adua class

2 ships

Technical information

Displacement697 / 856 BRT 
Length60.18 m 
Complement4 + 32 men 
Armament1 4" gun
2 13.2mm AA
6 21" torpedo tubes (4 bow, 2 stern) 
Max speed14 / 7.5 knots (surfaced/submerged)
EnginesDiesel / electric , 2 shafts 
Power1400 HP / 800 HP  (surfaced/submerged)
Notes on class 

All ships of the Adua class

Italian Navy Italian Navy (more on Italian Navy)

Axum Lost on 28 Dec 1943

2 Submarines of the Adua class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Submarine classes.

U-Boats in the Bahamas

Eric Wiberg

Books dealing with this subject include:

The Drumbeater, Clive Allan, 2014
Hellions of the Deep, Gannon, Robert, 1996
Red Star Under the Baltic, Victor Korzh, 2005
U-Boats in the Bahamas, Eric Wiberg, 2016

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