Jolly Roger Class
O 6
Boats in this Class
O 6


O 6 in neutral colours  (Photo: Collection G.D. Horneman). O 6 in neutral colors  (Photo:  Collection G.D. Horneman).


Boat O 6
Yard # 155
Type Patrol submarine for the Dutch home waters
Class name O 6. Named after first of class. "O" stands for
"Onderzeeboot" (submarine)
Ordered 8 May 1913
Laid down 2 or 21 May 1914
Launched 10 Jun 1915 or 15 July 1916
Commissioned 5 Dec 1916
Decommissioned Nov 1936
Fate ?
Design Holland type of the Electric Boat Company, U.S.A.
Possibly 603-G.
Shipyard Koninklijke Maatschappij De Schelde, Vlissingen,
the Netherlands
Le x Be x Dr 35.69 m x 4.13 m x 3.05 m
Displacement 192 t / 233 t
Engine One 6-cylinder M.A.N. diesel engine, 2-stroke, 375 apk
Main motor 210 apk
Batteries 60 cells, 4450 Ah during 3 hours
Propellers 1
Speed surf/subm 12 kts / 8.5 kts
Range surf/subm 750 nm at 10 kts / 42 nm at 7 kts
Diving depth 40 m
Complement 15
Torpedo tubes 2 x 18" bow, 1 x 18" stern external.
Armament 5 torpedoes type I 45
Guns 1 machine gun
Periscope 2 Zeiss
Notes Single-hull type. Two main ballast tanks. Equipped with a
drop keel. The O 6 and O 7 (O 7 class)  are often regarded
as sister ships.







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