Jolly Roger Class
O 7
Boats in this Class
O 7

 

O 7 under construction. Note the steering propeller. Rotterdam, July 1916 O 7 under construction. Note the steering propeller. Rotterdam, July 1916

 

Boat O 7
Yard # 265
Type Patrol submarine for the Dutch home waters
Class name O 7. Named after first of class. "O" stands for
"Onderzeeboot" (submarine)
Ordered 8 May 1913
Laid down 12 May 1914
Launched 22 July 1916
Commissioned 23 Dec 1916
Decommissioned 21 Nov 1939
Fate 1944 Sunk.
19?? Raised and scrapped
Design William Denny & Brothers, Dumbarton, U.K.
Shipyard Maatschappij Fijenoord, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Le x Be x Dr 34.24 m x 3.9 m x 2.88 m
Displacement
Stnd/Surf/Subm
168 t / 178.6 t / 209.266 t
Engine One 6-cylinder M.A.N. diesel engine, 2-stroke, 350 apk
Main motor 210 apk, some source report 185 shp.
Batteries 60 cells, 4610 Ah during 3 hours
Shafts 1, plus steering propeller.
Speed surf/subm 11.5 kts / 8.5 kts
Range surf/subm 750 nm at 10 kts / 42 nm at 7 kts
Fuel 6.548 t
Diving depth 40 m
Complement 15
Torpedo tubes 2 x 18" bow, 1 x 18" stern
Armament 5 torpedoes type I 45 and II 45
Guns 1 machine gun
Periscopes 2 Zeiss
Notes Single-hull type. The O 7 and O 6 (O 6 class) are often
regarded as sister ships.
An unusual feature is the steering propeller, situated just
ahead of the main propulsion propeller and rudder.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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