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|PL 1907 g-class Submarine|
|Name||PL 1907 g-class Submarine|
|Operators||Far Eastern Imperial Navy|
|Length||41 metres (135 ft)|
|Beam||3.7 metres (12 ft)|
|Draught||4.9 metres (16 ft)|
|Test depth||27 m|
After the Far Eastern-Japanese war, the Imperial Navy begun massive fleet reconstruction program which was drafted after extensive studies of the war experience. One of the new emphasis in the building program was construction of submarines. Dalzavod in Vladivostok was ordered to provide navy a 4 new submarines. As the submarine development in Far Eastern Empire was non-existing, Dalzavod seeked assistance abroad. With already existing business link to various U.S shipbuilders, they turned into the help of american ship designer Simon Lake.
Typical "Lake" design early submarines. Intended to be re-engined with diesels prior to WWI but the plans were dropped in 1915.
Ships in class
All dates given are New Style:
|Name||Builder||Laid down||Launch Date||Entered Service||Fate|
|PL-7||Dalzavod, Vladivostok||August 1907||August 1908||October 1909||Extant in 1920|
|PL-8||Dalzavod, Vladivostok||August 1907||August 1908||November 1909||Extant in 1920|
|PL-9||Dalzavod, Vladivostok||August 1907||August 1908||November 1909||Extant in 1920|
|PL-10||Dalzavod, Vladivostok||August 1907||August 1908||November 1909||Extant in 1920|