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Photographer:Ben [View profile]Title:Black Widow U475Added:Sep 27, 2006
Photo Category: Museum Ships
Technical Specifications
Foxtrot B-39 Hunter Killer Class Submarine

Displacement: 1,950 Tonnes
(1,650 Tonnes Without Batteries)

Length: 92 Meters
Width: 7.5 Meters
Draft: 5.1 Meters
(4.5 Meters without batteries)
Service Interval 90 days
Crew 77 Members
Max. Diving Depth 280 Meters
Working Depth. 250 Meters
Max. Surface Speed 16.8 knots
Surface Cruising Range 30,000 miles
Submerged Cruising Range 400 Miles

Power Plant

Diesel Motors 3 pcs @ 2000 hp
Electric Motors 1 pcs @ 2700 hp
2 pcs @ 1350 hp
1 pcs @ 140 hp
(batteries 448 pcs @ 650 kg)


22 torpedoes including 2 with low yield nuclear Warheads

(6 + 12 forward, 4 astern)

It served at the Barrier from 1994-1997 and then visited Folkestone where it was evicted for not paying the rent. She now lays at Rochester in a rusty state.

Anyone know what will happen to her plans wise?

See web page at for more details

Seen 1st Dec 2006
Photo copyright Ben @
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