Italian submarines in World War Two

Coastal / Sea going type class Platino 2

ClassPlatino 2
TypeCoastal / Sea going
Design
Description

Platino 2 class submarines

SubmarineName shortCommissionedLost
Argento (AG)Argento16 May 19423 Aug 1943
Bronzo (BZ)Bronzo2 Jan 194212 Jul 1943
Wolframio (Volframio) (VO)Wolframio15 Feb 19429 Sep 1943

Technical information for Platino 2 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)1500 (sf)
800 (sm)
Speed:
(knots)
14.000 (sf)
7.500 (sm)
Range:
(miles / knots)
5000/8.5 (sf)
80/3 (sm)
Torpedoes:8
4/4 (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