K VIII class
|Displacement||583 / 810 BRT|
|Armament||1 3.5" gun 1 12.7mm MG 4 17.7" torpedo tubes (2 bow, 2 stern) 10 torpedoes|
|Max speed||16 / 8 knots (surfaced/submerged)|
|Engines||Diesels / Electric|
|Power||1550 / 400 HP (surfaced/submerged)|
|Notes on class||These boats benefitted from late WWI-war experiences and adjustments could be made to their design.|
All ships of the K VIII class
|HMAS K 9 (N 39)|
|HNMS K VIII|
|HNMS K IX (N 39)|
|HNMS K X||Lost on 2 Mar 1942|
Full wartime service history on this vessel.
See all Submarine classes.
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