German U-Boat SM U9
- First U9 class ever done in scale in plastic
- High accurate shapes and dimensions
- Highly detailed surfaces with realistic rivet details
- Optional sail railings with fine details on both sides
- Open or closed hatches and torpedo doors
- Name plaques for all 4 ships of this class
- Optional upper rudders
- Optional masts- Positionable exhaust stack
- Includes turnbuckles for advanced modelers
- Display stand included
- Length: 804mm
- Beam: 83mm
- Height: 150mm
- Parts: 164
- Rivets placed: approximately 7000
SM U9 (Seiner Majestät U-Boot) was a petroleum-electric submarine of the German Imperial Navy of WW1.
The double hulled U-Boat was 57.38 m long, 6.00 m wide, had a draft of 3.13 m and a displacement of 493 tons above and 611 tons under water. It could dive to a maximum of 50 m in about 50–90 seconds.
It was powered by 1000 HP petroleum motors on the surface and by 1160 HP electric motors while submerged. With these U9 can speed up to 14.2 knots above water and 8.1 knots under water.
Armament consisted of six torpedoes that could be fired through two bow and two stern tubes.
The U9 was commissioned as the first ship in its class in July 1908 and launched in February 1910.
S.M. Unterseeboot U9 Class
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