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KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

CONVERTED MERCHANT SHIPS

AA vessels of WW II

more than 1000 BRT

Name

Launched // Comm.

Builder

Tonnage, BRT (disp., t)

Dimensions, m

(length pp)

Speed, kts

Engine, Power hp

Armament

Fate

Hummel (ex-Kadli) 1889 // 1944 Turnbull, UK 1818 (2850) 82.0x11.3x5.1   VTE, 2 boilers, 600   sunk 4/5/1945
FB20 Pelikan (ex-Alexis de Tocqueville) 1923 // 1944 Hamilton, Glasgow, UK 1256 (2000) 61.2x11.6x4.7 12 2 VTE, 2 boilers 7 - (37, 20) scuttled 8/1944?

100 - 1000 BRT

Aar (1932, 237, 1941 - 5/1945)

 

Ship project history: Merchant vessels armed with AA guns.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Hummel was sunk by Soviet aircraft.

 

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-2014