Italian submarines in World War Two

Coastal / Sea going type class Adua

ClassAdua
TypeCoastal / Sea going
DesignBernardis
Description

Adua class submarines

SubmarineName shortCommissionedLost
Adua (AD)Adua14 Nov 193630 Sep 1941
Alagi (AL, N.58)Alagi6 Mar 1937
Aradam (AR)Aradam16 Jan 1937
Ascianghi (AS)Ascianghi25 Mar 193823 Jul 1943
Axum (AX)Axum2 Dec 193628 Dec 1943
Beilul (BU)Beilul14 Sep 1938
Dagabur (DA)Dagabur9 Apr 193712 Aug 1942
Dessiè (DE)Dessiè14 Apr 193728 Nov 1942
Durbo (DU)Durbo1 Jul 193818 Oct 1940
Gondar (GO)Gondar28 Feb 193830 Sep 1940
Lafolè (LF)Lafolè13 Aug 193820 Oct 1940
Macallé (MA)Macallé1 Mar 193715 Jun 1940
Neghelli (NG)Neghelli28 Feb 193819 Jan 1941
Scirè (SR)Scirè25 Apr 193810 Aug 1942
Tembien (TE)Tembien1 Jul 19382 Aug 1941
Uarsciek (UR)Uarsciek4 Dec 193715 Dec 1942
Uebi Scebeli (US)Uebi Scebeli21 Dec 193729 Jun 1940

Technical information for Adua 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)
3180/10.5 (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