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TORPEDO SHIPS

HOCHE destroyer (1940/1946)

Hoche 1946

Hoche 1954

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

 

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

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

Sensors FuMO 21 radar, sonar

Complement

320 - 332

Ship 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; + 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.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-15