Italian submarines in World War Two

Coastal / Sea going type class Platino 1

ClassPlatino 1
TypeCoastal / Sea going
Design
Description

Platino 1 class submarines

SubmarineName shortCommissionedLost
Acciaio (AC)Acciaio30 Oct 194112 Jul 1943
Alabastro (AB)Alabastro9 May 194214 Sep 1942
Asteria (AE)Asteria8 Nov 194117 Feb 1943
Avorio (AV)Avorio25 Mar 19428 Feb 1943
Cobalto (CB)Cobalto18 Mar 194212 Aug 1942
Giada (GD, N.88)Giada6 Dec 1941
Granito (GR)Granito3 Jan 19429 Nov 1942
Nichelio (NC)Nichelio30 Jul 1942
Platino (PT)Platino2 Oct 1941
Porfido (PO)Porfido24 Jan 19426 Dec 1942

Technical information for Platino 1 class


Displacement:
(tons)
712 (sf)
865 (sm)
(total)
Length: (m) 60.180 oa
ph
Beam: (m) 6.48 oa
ph
Draught: (draft)4.840 m
Height: m
Power: (hp)1400 (sf)
800 (sm)
Speed:
(knots)
14.000 (sf)
7.500 (sm)
Range:
(miles / knots)
5000/8.5 (sf)
80/3 (sm)
Torpedoes:8
4/2 (bow / stern tubes)
Mines: No mines carried
Deck gun: 1 x 100/47
149 rounds
AA armament 2 x 2 13.2mm
Crew: 4/40 (officers/men)
Max depth: ca. 100 m
(328 feet)
sm = submerged, sf = surfaced, ph = pressure hull,
oa = overall, hp = horsepower.

Italian submarine classes