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CB-4 [+1944]dis.1950  
dismembered  
Koslovski & Stanescu, 1998
The Italian midget submarines have been sabotaged on the beach "La Vii", south of Constanta by retreating German troops, these being seriously damaged by the bombing of 20/08/1944.

wikipedia.org:
CB-class midget submarine







Builders: Caproni, 
Operators:
 Regia Marina
 National Republican Navy
 Royal Romanian Navy
 Kriegsmarine
 Soviet Navy
 Yugoslav Navy
Preceded by: CA class
Built: 1941–1943
In commission: 1941–1950's
Planned: 72
Completed: 21
Preserved: 2
General characteristics
Type: Midget submarine
Displacement:
35.4 tons surfaced
44.3 tons submerged
Length: 15.00 m (49.21 ft)
Beam: 3.00 m (9.84 ft)
Draught: 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
Propulsion: 1 diesel engine, 1 electric motor, 1 shaft
Speed:
7.5 knots (13.9 km/h) surfaced
7 knots (13 km/h) submerged
Complement: 4
Armament: 2 x 450 mm torpedoes (could be replaced by 2 mines)
The CB-class was a group of midget submarines built for the Italian Navy during World War II. However, they were also used by several other navies, seeing action in the Mediterranean and in the Black Sea.
 
none  
none  
 
 
 
Eforie South, shore line  
Italian  
warfare  
submarine  
midget (mini)  
diesel & electric  
 
 
35.4 / 44.3  
 
 
15  
3  
2.05  
iron  
diesel & electric  
 
7.5  
scuttled  
 
1944/08/24  
 
 
 
1950  
BAC  
 
 
no  
no  
Koslovski & Stanescu, 1998, wikipedia.org  

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