Santa Cruz  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1984
Total Production: 2
Also Known As: Type TR 1700
Origin: Germany
Corporations: Nordseewerke GmbH
Parent System: Santa Cruz
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1984
Total Production: 2
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Description: The Santa Cruz or Type TR 1700 class of oceanic conventional attack submarines (SSK) were designed and built by Germany for the Navy of Argentina in the early 1980s. The initial requirement was for six boats but ultimately only two ships were built and commissioned with two ships under construction in Argentina being discontinued. The 2,300-ton class Santa Cruz boats are fitted with six 533mm (21-inch) torpedo tubes and 22 SST-4 torpedoes. The diesel-electric propulsion system consists of four diesel engines developing 8,000-shp of power and a top speed of 25 knots submerged. The sensor package includes a Krupp-Atlas CSU-83 active sonar and a Sintra-Alcatel DUUX 5 passive array. The Argentinean Navy commissioned two boats in 1984 and 1985.

Santa Cruz Specifications

Crew: 30
Number of Engines: 4
Number of Weapons: 22
Torpedo Tubes: 6
Dimensions
Beam: 7.30 meter (24.0 foot)
Draft: 6.50 meter (21.3 foot)
Length: 66 meter (216 foot)
Power
Power: 8,000 shp (5.97 MW)
Speed
Top Speed Submerged: 25 knot (12.9 mps)
Weight
Displacement Submerged: 2,365 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Argentina2
YearHoldings
20132

Grand Total 21
 

Santa Cruz Ship Listing


SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
S41 Santa Cruz-1984-
S42 San Juan-1985-

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