DMG receives order for six-cylinder diesel submarine engines

  • Date
    19 January 1916
  • Description
    The DMG plant at Marienfelde receives an order for twelve 300 hp / 221 kW six-cylinder diesel submarine engines. The first seven units of the MU 256 powerplant are delivered before the end of the year. Benz & Cie. is also hard at work on high-output diesel engines for use in submarines and supplies eight S6 Ln 450 hp / 331 kW six-cylinder units during the course of 1915 and 1916.