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|Tonnage||984 tons standard displacement surfaced
1194 tons standard displacements submerged
|Dimensions||251'1" by 21'6" by 13'
76.53m by 6.55m by 3.96m
|Maximum speed||18 knots surfaced
9 knots submerged
|Armament||8 21" torpedo
tubes (14 torpedoes)
1 3.5"/45 gun
2 40mm Bofors AA guns
||2-shaft M.A.N. diesel
||10,000 nautical miles at 12
26 nautical miles at 8.5 knots (submerged)
The O-16 was completed in 1936. It used novel construction techniques, with 49% of its riveting replaced by welding. It was intended for use in home waters and was the first Dutch submarine equipped with the superior Atlas hydrophones. It was also the first submarine in the world equipped with a snorkel system.
in Karimata Strait (108.861E 2.324S) when
war broke out. She was lost on 15 December 1941.
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