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BIR HAKEIM torpedo boat (1940 / 1946)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Bir Hakeim (ex-T11) T10 938 Deschimag, Bremen, Germany 7/1938 1.3.1939 5/1940 // 2.1946 stricken 10.1951


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

839

Displacement full, t

1082

Length, m

82.2 wl 87.1 oa

Breadth, m

8.62

Draught, m

2.33 normal 2.94 max

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets Wagner geared steam turbines, 4 Wagner boilers

Power, h. p.

31000

Max speed, kts

35

Fuel, t

oil 200

Endurance, nm(kts)1070(19)
Armament

1 x 1 - 105/45 SK C/32, 1 x 1 - 40/60 FlaK 28, 2 x 1 - 37/57 FlaK M/43, 2 x 4 - 20/65 C/38, 4 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 1 x 3 - 533 TT, 2 DCT (32), 30 mines

Electronic equipmentFuMO 28, 2x FuMB 63 radars, FuMB 4 Sumatra, FuMB 6 Palau ECM suites, GHG sonar
Complement

119



Standard scale images


<i>Bir Hakeim</i> 1946
Bir Hakeim 1946


Project history

Ex-German torpedo boat of 1935 type taken over by reparations.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.

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