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"B-Fähre 40" type landing ferries (1940) (L.F.1)


Ships


Names Builders Commissioned Losses Transfers Discarding

150 units

Sonderkommando Siebel, Antwerp: 150 units

1940: 150 units

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Technical data


Displacement standard, t

8

Displacement full, t

11

Length, m

15.5

Breadth, m

6.40

Draught, m

0.60

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 petrol engines

Power, h. p.

66

Max speed, kts

5

Fuel, t

petrol

Armament

1 x 1 - 20/65 C/38

Military load

3 t of cargo

Complement 


Standard scale images


<i> L.F.1</i>
L.F.1


Ship project history


First type of landing ferry, assembled on the basis of pontoons of B-type floating bridge. Army ferries were equipped by usual motors with screws, ferries built for Lüftwaffe were equipped by aircraft motor with air propeller.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.