Italian submarines in World War Two

Ocean going type class Calvi

ClassCalvi
TypeOcean going
DesignDouble Hull
DescriptionNote: 2 tubes to launch mines (14 mines) on Tazzoli only (never used in WW2).

Calvi class submarines

SubmarineName shortCommissionedLost
Enrico Tazzoli (TZ, I.3)Tazzoli18 Apr 193617 May 1943
Giuseppe Finzi (FZ, I.2)Finzi8 Jan 1936
Pietro Calvi (CV, I.1)Calvi16 Oct 193514 Jul 1942

Technical information for Calvi class


Displacement:
(tons)
1530 (sf)
2032 (sm)
(total)
Length: (m) 84.300 oa
ph
Beam: (m) 7.71 oa
ph
Draught: (draft)5.150 m
Height: m
Power: (hp)4400 (sf)
1800 (sm)
Speed:
(knots)
17.000 (sf)
8.000 (sm)
Range:
(miles / knots)
11400/8 (sf)
120/3 (sm)
Torpedoes:16
4/4 (bow / stern tubes)
Mines: No mines carried
Deck gun: 2 x 120/45
rounds
AA armament 2 x 2 13.2mm
Crew: 67 (officers/men)
Max depth: ca. 100 m
(328 feet)
sm = submerged, sf = surfaced, ph = pressure hull,
oa = overall, hp = horsepower.

Italian submarine classes