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LOSSEN minelayer (1911)


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Lossen 1911 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Lossen   101 Orlogsværftets, København 1/1910 5/10/1910 7/1911 scuttled 29/8/1943


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

628

Displacement full, t

640

Length, m

48.6

Breadth, m

8.53

Draught, m

3.10

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

900

Max speed, kts

13

Fuel, t

coal 44

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

2 x 1 - 57/40 M.1885, 180 mines

Complement

53



Standard scale images


<i>Lossen</i> 1940
Lossen 1940


Graphics


<i>Lossen</i> 1911 <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Lossen 1911 Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Ship project history


Small minelayer.

Modernizations


1930s: - 2 x 1 - 57/40; + 2 x 1 - 75/52 M.12.

Naval service


Lossen was scuttled by crew 29/8/1943 at Holmen to avoid capture by Germans. Nevertheless, later she was raised and entered German service in 1943-1944 under old name. After war old ship was retained in East Germany and served as tug Wismar till 1962.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.