Aurore class submarines (French, 1939)

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specifications

Displacement: 893t normal, 1170t submerged
Dimensions: 71.80m pp, 73.50m oa x 6.50m x 4.20m
Machinery: 2 shafts. Sulzer or Schneider diesels plus electric motors, 3000bhp/1400shp = 14.5kts/9kts. Oil 85t
Armament: 9-21.7in TT, 1-3.9in/40 Mod 35, 2-13.2mm AA (2 singles)
Complement: 44

units

Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
Aurore Arsenal de Toulon 26 Jul 1939 27 Nov 1942 scuttled
La Créole A C Augustin-Normand 8 Jun 1940 1961 sold for BU
La Favorite A C de la Seine-Maritime 5 Nov 1942 6 Jul 1944 sunk
La Bayadère A C Augustin-Normand ? 18 Jun 1940 BU incomplete
L'Africaine A C de la Seine-Maritime 7 Dec 1946 1963 BU
L'Astrée A C Dubigeon 3 May 1946 Dec 1965 sold for BU
L'Andromède A C Dubigeon 17 Nov 1949 Dec 1965 sold for BU
L'Artémis A C Augustin-Normand 28 Jul 1942 1967 BU