INS Karanj (S21)

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INS Karanj (S21).jpg
INS Karanj underway
History
India
Name: INS Karanj
Commissioned: 4 September 1969
Decommissioned: 1 August 2003
Fate: Decommissioned
General characteristics
Class and type: Kalvari-class submarine
Displacement:
  • 1,950 t (1,919 long tons) surfaced
  • 2,475 t (2,436 long tons) submerged
Length: 91.3 m (299 ft 6 in)
Beam: 7.5 m (24 ft 7 in)
Draught: 6 m (19 ft 8 in)
Speed:
  • 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph) surfaced
  • 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph) submerged
Range:
  • 20,000 mi (32,000 km) at 8 kn (15 km/h; 9.2 mph) surfaced
  • 380 mi (610 km) at 10 kn (19 km/h; 12 mph) submerged
Test depth: 250 m (820 ft)
Complement: 75 (incl 8 officers)
Armament:
  • 10 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes with 22 SET-65E/SAET-60 torpedoes
  • 44 mines in lieu of torpedoes

INS Karanj (S21) was a Kalvari-class diesel-electric submarine of the Indian Navy.[1]

Popular Culture[edit]

The 2017 film The Ghazi Attack features the story of men aboard S21 who managed to survive underwater for 18 days.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1, Webmaster. "Kalvari Class (Foxtrot Class) - Bharat Rakshak :: Indian Navy". www.bharat-rakshak.com. Retrieved 2017-01-12. 
  2. ^ "The truth behind the Navy's 'sinking' of Ghazi". Sify. Retrieved 2017-01-12.