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HOCHE destroyer (1940 / 1946)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Hoche (ex-Z25) T02, 1950- D602 959 Deschimag, Bremen, Germany 2/1939 16.3.1940 11/1940 // 2.1946 stricken 1.1958


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

2543

Displacement full, t

3543

Length, m

121.9 wl 127.0 oa

Breadth, m

12.0

Draught, m

4.62

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets Deschimag geared steam turbines, 6 Wagner boilers

Power, h. p.

70000

Max speed, kts

36

Fuel, t

oil 791

Endurance, nm(kts)2500(19)
Armament

1 x 2 - 149/48 Tbts KC/36T, 2 x 1 - 149/48 Tbts KC/36, 2 x 2 - 37/83 SK C/30, 6 x 1 - 37/57 FlaK M/43, 2 x 4 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 2 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 4 - 533 TT, 4 DCT, 60 mines

Electronic equipmentFuMO 24 radar, S-Gerät, GHG sonars
Complement

320 - 332



Project history

Ex-German destroyer of 1936A type taken over by reparations.

Modernizations

1956: - 1 x 2 - 149/48, 2 x 2 - 37/83, 6 x 1 - 37/57, 2 x 4 - 20/65, 2 x 2 - 20/65, 2 x 4 - 533 TT, FuMO 24 radar; + 1 x 1 - 149/48 Tbts KC/36, 8 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 2 x 3 - 550 TT, new radars

Naval service

No significant events.

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