Italian submarines in World War Two

Minelaying type class Foca


ClassFoca
TypeMinelaying
DesignCavallini
Description

Foca class submarines


 SubmarineName shortCommissionedLost
Atropo (AT, N.51)Atropo14 Feb 1939
Foca (FO)Foca6 Nov 193713 Oct 1940
Zoea (ZE)Zoea12 Feb 1938

Technical information for Foca class


Displacement:
(tons)
1333 (sf)
1659 (sm)
(total)
Length: (m) 82.850 oa
ph
Beam: (m) 7.16 oa
ph
Draught: (draft)5.320 m
Height: m
Power: (hp)2900 (sf)
1300 (sm)
Speed:
(knots)
15.000 (sf)
7.800 (sm)
Range:
(miles / knots)
4260/8 (sf)
84.5/4 (sm)
Torpedoes:8
4/2 (bow / stern tubes)
Mines: 36
Deck gun: 1 x 100/47
140 rounds
AA armament 2 x 2 13.2mm
Crew: 7/53 (officers/men)
Max depth: ca. 100 m
(328 feet)
sm = submerged, sf = surfaced, ph = pressure hull,
oa = overall, hp = horsepower.

Italian submarine classes