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MARCEAU destroyer (1942 / 1946)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Marceau (ex-Z31) T01, 1950- D601 1001 Deschimag, Bremen, Germany 9/1940 15.5.1941 4/1942 // 2.1946 stricken 1.1958


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

2657

Displacement full, t

3691

Length, m

121.9 wl 127.0 oa

Breadth, m

12.0

Draught, m

3.92

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 825

Endurance, nm(kts)2950(19)
Armament

3 x 1 - 149/48 Tbts KC/36, 1 x 1 - 105/45 SK C/32, 6 x 2 - 37/69 FlaK M/42, 2 x 1 - 37/57 FlaK M/43, 1 x 4 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 2 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 4 - 533 TT, 4 DCT (30), 60 mines

Electronic equipmentFuMO 24, FuMO 63K radars, S-Gerät, GHG sonars
Complement

332



Standard scale images


<i>Marceau</i> 1946
Marceau 1946
<i>Marceau </i>1954
Marceau 1954


Project history

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

Modernizations

1950: - 6 x 2 - 37/69, 2 x 1 - 37/57, 1 x 4 - 20/65, 2 x 2 - 20/65, FuMO 24, FuMO 63K radars; + 8 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, US-made radars

Naval service

No significant events.

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