Allied Warships


K XIV class

5 ships

The submarine HNMS K XVII of the Royal Dutch Navy. She was lost on 21 Dec 1941.

Technical information

Displacement865 / 1045 BRT 
Complement36 men 
Armament1 3.5" gun
2 40mm AA (2x1)
8 21" torpedo tubes (4 bow, 2 stern, 2 external amidships)
14 torpedoes 
Max speed17 / 9 knots (surfaced/submerged)
EnginesDiesels / Electric, 2 shafts 
Power3200 / 860 HP  (surfaced/submerged)
Notes on classCrew figures range from 34 to 38 in sources. 

All ships of the K XIV class

Royal Dutch Navy Royal Dutch Navy (more on Royal Dutch Navy)

HNMS K XV (N 24)
HNMS K XVI Lost on 25 Dec 1941
HNMS K XVII Lost on 21 Dec 1941
HNMS K XVIII Lost on 2 Mar 1942

5 Submarines of the K XIV class. 3 of them were lost.

Full wartime service history on this vessel.

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