Italian submarines in World War Two

Coastal / Sea going type class Perla

ClassPerla
TypeCoastal / Sea going
DesignBernardis
Description

Perla class submarines

SubmarineName shortCommissionedLost
Ambra (AM)Ambra4 Aug 1936
Berillo (BE)Berillo5 Aug 19362 Oct 1940
Corallo (CO)Corallo26 Sep 193613 Dec 1942
Diaspro (DS)Diaspro22 Aug 1936
Gemma (GE)Gemma8 Jul 19368 Oct 1940
Iride (IR)Iride6 Nov 1936
Malachite (MH)Malachite6 Nov 19369 Feb 1943
Onice (OC)Onice1 Sep 1936
Perla (I.33 or I.30)Perla8 Jul 19369 Jul 1942
Turchese (TC)Turchese21 Sep 1936

Technical information for Perla class


Displacement:
(tons)
697 (sf)
856 (sm)
(total)
Length: (m) 60.180 oa
ph
Beam: (m) 6.45 oa
ph
Draught: (draft)4.700 m
Height: m
Power: (hp)1400 (sf)
800 (sm)
Speed:
(knots)
14.000 (sf)
7.500 (sm)
Range:
(miles / knots)
5200/8 (sf)
74/4 (sm)
Torpedoes:6
4/2 (bow / stern tubes)
Mines: No mines carried
Deck gun: 1 x 100/47
152 rounds
AA armament 2 x 1 13.2mm
Crew: 4/32 (officers/men)
Max depth: ca. 80 m
(262 feet)
sm = submerged, sf = surfaced, ph = pressure hull,
oa = overall, hp = horsepower.

Italian submarine classes