B class submarines (Norwegian, 1922)

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specifications

Displacement: 420t standard, 545t submerged
Dimensions: 51.00m pp x 5.33m x 3.50m
Machinery: 2 shafts. Sulzer diesels plus electric motors, 900bhp/700shp = 14kts/11kts
Armament: 4-456mm TT (bow), 1-76mm AA
Complement: 23

units

Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
B1 Horten NYd 1 Aug 1922 1946 sold, BU
B2 Horten NYd 15 Aug 1923 11 Apr 1940 surrendered
B3 Horten NYd 25 Jan 1924 9 Jun 1940 scuttled
B4 Horten NYd 19 Dec 1923 10 Apr 1940 abandoned
B5 Horten NYd 17 Jun 1929 11 Apr 1940 captured
1942 stricken, BU
German UC1
B6 Horten NYd 4 Sept 1929 11 Apr 1940 captured
Oct 1944 stricken
German UC2