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CONVERTED MERCHANT SHIPS

mine destruction vessels of WW II

Sperrbrecher I 1940

Sperrbrecher 3 1942

Sperrbrecher V 1939

Sperrbrecher 7 1944

Sperrbrecher 8 1943

more than 1000 BRT

Name

Launched // Comm.

Builder

Tonnage, BRT (disp., t)

Dimensions, m

(length pp)

Speed, kts

Engine, Power hp

Armament

Fate

Adalia 2/2/1921 // 8/1939 Neptun, Rostock 3199 (6400) 107.2x24.7x6.8 10 1VTE, 2boilers, 1550 --- returned 11/1939
Bochum 13/10/1921 // 8/1939 Vulcan, Hamburg 6121 (11300) 137.2x17.8x7.7 13 1VTE wh exh-tu, 4 boilers, 5400 --- transport 4/1940
Buenos Aires 2/4/1912 // 8/1939 Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack 9155 (13850) 155.5x18.0x8.2 12.5 2VTE, 4boilers, 4300 --- transport 3/1940
Dessau 5/1923 // 9/1939 Germaniawerft, Kiel 5933 (10000) 124.4x16.6x8.1 10 1VTE, 3boilers, 2600 --- returned 11/1939
Ilmar 28/1/1911 // 8/1939 Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack 5470 (11000) 128.0x16.6x8.6 11.5 1VQE, 4boilers, 3000 --- returned 10/1939
Lotte Leonhardt 30/10/1937 // 9/1939 Neptun, Rostock 4174 (9100) 131.0x17.0x6.8 12 1 double VC with exh-tu, 2boilers, 1900 --- returned 11/1939
Muansa 30/6/1911 // 8/1939 Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack 5472 (10000) 132.6x16.5x7.9 11.5 1VQE, 4boilers, 3300 --- transport 3/1940
Sperrbrecher I (ex-Bahia Camarones) 1918 // 10/1939 Palmers, Jarrow, UK 8551 136.6x17.4x8.5 11 VTE, 4 boilers, 3250 1 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 20 stricken 7/1940
Sperrbrecher 1 (ex-Saar) 1935 // 9/1940 Deschimag, Bremen 3261 (7500) 115.1x15.3x6.5 14.2 2 diesels, 3900 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 12 - 20 damaged 30/3/1944, never repaired
Sperrbrecher II (ex-Karl Leonhardt) 1913 //  10/1939 Craig Taylor, Stockton, UK 6042 126.3x16.9x7.5 10 VTE, 3 boilers, 1700 1 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 20 stricken 2/1940
Sperrbrecher 2 (ex-Athen) 1936 // 9/1940 Deutsche Werft, Hamburg 4450 (9100) 129.5x16.9x7.2 14.5 2 diesels, 4000 2 x 1 - 105/42, 4 - 37, 5 - 20 sunk 22/9/1940
Sperrbrecher III (ex-Robert Bornhofen), 5/1940- Hilfssperrbrecher C, 9/1940- Sperrbrecher C 1918 // 10/1939 Doxford, Pallion, UK 6643 125.6x16.9x7.8 11 VTE, 3 boilers, 2500 1 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 20 stricken 7/1942
Sperrbrecher 3 (ex-Belgrad) 1937 // 8/1940 Deutsche Werft, Hamburg 4418 (9100) 129.5x16.9x7.2 14.5 2 diesels, 4000 2 x 1 - 105/42, 4 - 37, 5 - 20 scuttled 26/8/1944
Sperrbrecher IV (ex-Oakland), 7/1940- Sperrbrecher 4 1929 // 9/1939 Deutsche Werft, Hamburg 6757 137.5x18.0x7.9 13 diesel, 4500 2 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 37, 3 - 20 sunk 27/8/1944
Sperrbrecher V (ex-Schwanheim), 7/1940- Sperrbrecher 5 1935 // 10/1939 Bremer Vulkan 5339 137.7x16.9x7.7 13 diesel, 3250 2 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 37, 12 - 20 sunk 14/8/1944
Sperrbrecher VI (ex-Magdeburg), 7/1940- Sperrbrecher 6 1925 // 10/1939 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg 6128 136.5wlx17.7x7.8 13 diesel, 4000 2 x 1 - 105/42, 4 - 37, 10 - 20 sunk 14/8/1944
Sperrbrecher VII (ex-Sauerland), 7/1940- Sperrbrecher 7 1929 // 10/1939 Schichau, Danzig 7087 (13100) 148.2x18.6x7.9 12 diesel, 5000 2 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 37, 12 - 20 sunk 12/8/1944
Sperrbrecher VIII (ex-Neckar), 7/1940- Sperrbrecher 8 1927 // 10/1939 Deschimag, Bremen 8417 162.3x19.4x8.6 14 VTE, 5 boilers, 6500 2 x 1 - 105/42, 4 - 37, 8 - 20 scuttled 28/8/1944
Sperrbrecher IX (ex-Lüneburg), 7/1940- Sperrbrecher 9 1914 // 10/1939 Tecklenborg, Geestemünde 5828 137.5x17.4x8.2 13 VTE, 4 boilers, 4675 2 x 1 - 105/42, 4 - 37, 8 - 20 CTL 31/5/1943
Sperrbrecher X (ex-Vigo), 7/1940- Sperrbrecher 10 1922 //9/1939 Howaldtwerke, Kiel 7358 126.0x18.3x8.3 12 VTE, 3 boilers, 3800 2 x 1 - 105/42, 4 - 37, 5 - 20, 1 balloon sunk 7/3/1944
Sperrbrecher XI (ex-Petropolis) 1911 // 9/1939 Bremer Vulkan 4845 127.4x16.4x8.4 12 VTE, 3 boilers, 3000 1 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 20 transport 8/1940
Sperrbrecher 11 (ex-Zeus), 4/1943- Sperrbrecher 22 1939 // 8/1940 Deschimag, Bremen 2468 (5375) 109.9x14.6x5.9 15 diesel, 3000 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 14 - 20, 8 - 86 rocket launchers, 1 balloon surrendered 5/1945, sold
Sperrbrecher 11 (ex-Belgrano) 1936 // 1/1941 Howaldtwerke, Hamburg 6095 144.9x18.6x7.3 13 diesel, 3350 2 x 1 - 105/42, 4 - 37, 10 - 20 surrendered 5/1945, sold
Sperrbrecher XII (ex-Stolzenfels), 7/1940- Sperrbrecher 12 1915 // 9/1939 Tecklenborg, Geestemünde 7512 142.8x17.8x8.3 12 VTE, 4 boilers, 4500 1 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 20 sunk 20/3/1941
Sperrbrecher 13 (ex-Minerva) 1938 // 9/940 Bremer Vulkan 2446 (5375) 109.9x14.6x5.9 15 diesel, 3000 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 14 - 20, 8 - 86 rocket launchers, 1 balloon surrendered 5/1945, sold
Sperrbrecher 14 (ex-Bockenheim, ex-Tai Ping) 1929 // 11/1940 Kockums, Malmö, Sweden 7019 (14250) 147.5x18.5x8.8 15 diesel, 7500 2 x 1 - 105/42, 4 - 37, 5 - 20 damaged 22/6/1942, never repaired
Sperrbrecher 15 (ex-Taronga) 1934 // 4/1941 Odense S Yd, Danemark 7003 (14200) 148.0x18.7x8.8 16 diesel 2 x 1 - 105/42, 4 - 37, 3 - 20 sunk 8/6/1942
Sperrbrecher 16 (ex-Tulane) 1940 // 11/1940 Akers, Oslo, Norway 5487 (10500) 137.8x17.4x7.8 15 diesel, 6700 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 6 - 20 sunk 11/8/1944
Sperrbrecher 17 (ex-Templar) 1929 // 11/1940 Deutsche Werke, Kiel 6728 146.8x18.4x8.8 14 2 diesels, 7200 1 x 1 - 105/42, 4 - 37, 6 - 20 surrendered 5/1945, to Norway 5/1945
Sperrbrecher 18 (ex-Schürbeck) 1930 // 12/1940 Flensburger Schiffbau 2448 98.2x13.9x6.2 9 doubleVC, 2 boilers, 1225 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 4 - 20, 4 - 86 rocket launchers damaged 12/3/1945, never repaired
Sperrbrecher 19 (ex-Rostock) 1922 // 5/1941 Janssen & Schmilinsky 2542 100.2x13.8x5.7 10 VTE, 2 boilers, 1450 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 5 - 20 hospital ship 8/1944
Sperrbrecher 20 (ex-Kolenté) 1933 // --- C A de Provence, Port-de-Bouc, France 3723 (4908) 104.1x14.8x5.5 12 VTE, 3 boilers, 3500 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37 sunk incomplete 11/8/1944
Sperrbrecher 21 (ex-Nestor) 1939 // 7/1941 Bremer Vulkan 2446 (5375) 109.9x14.6x5.9 14.5 diesel, 3050 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 14 - 20, 8 - 86 rocket launchers, 1 balloon sunk 14/6/1943
Sperrbrecher 23 (ex-Reyniersz) 1941 // 8/1943 J. & K. Smit, Kinderdijk 5527 120.7x16.2x6.2 13.5 diesel, 3000 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 6 - 20, 4 - 86 rocket launchers surrendered 5/1945, sunk 5/6/1945
Hilfssperrbrecher A (ex-Waldtraut Horn), 9/1940- Sperrbrecher A, 10/1941- Sperrbrecher 24 1927 // 5/1940 Schichau, Elbing 3995 (8222) 103.3x14.9x7.4 13 diesel, 2500 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 14 - 20, 8 - 86 rocket launchers surrendered 5/1945, to Soviet Union 1/1946 ( <Kushka>)
Hilfssperrbrecher B (ex-Ingrid Horn), 9/1940- Sperrbrecher B, 10/1941- Sperrbrecher 25 1928 // 5/1940 Schichau, Elbing 4006 (8222) 103.3x14.9x7.4 13 diesel, 2500 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 14 - 20, 8 - 86 rocket launchers sunk 24/7/1944
Sperrbrecher 26 (ex-Mostrand) 1941 // 9/1943 Kaldnes, Tönsberg 3549 112.9x14.8x6.8 16.5 diesel, 4900 2 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 37, 12 - 20 sunk 30/8/1944
Sperrbrecher 27 (ex-H. C. Horn) 1932 //  3/1943 Flensburger Schiffbau 4132 (7900) 104.7x15.2x7.5 15 diesel, 4200 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 14 - 20, 8 - 86 rocket launchers damaged 2/5/1945, never repaired
Sperrbrecher 28 (ex-Tamo) 1941 // 10/1943 P. Smit, Rotterdam 5340 138.8x17.4x7.9 14 diesel, 5500 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 16 - 20, 8 - 86 rocket launchers surrendered 5/1945, to Netherlands 6/1946
Sperrbrecher 29 (ex-Algol) 1940 // 2/1944 Nederlandsche Scheepsbouw, Amsterdam 7258 145.4x18.3x7.9 13.5 diesel, 4400 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 12 - 20 surrendered 5/1945, to Netherlands 5/1945
Sperrbrecher 30 (ex-Eilbek) 1942 // --- Helsingør Jernskib & Maskinbyggen, Denmark 3013 113.7x15.4x6.5   diesel 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6- 37, 12 - 20 conversion incomplete
Sperrbrecher 31 (ex-Saturn) 1944 // --- Bremer Vulkan 2446 (5375) 109.9x14.6x5.9 14.5 diesel, 3050 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 14 - 20, 8 - 86 rocket launchers, 1 balloon completed mercantile 1947
Sperrbrecher 31 (ex-V101, ex-Schwan), 8/1941- Sperrbrecher 131 1938 // 10/1940 Howaldtwerke, Kiel 1311 74.2x11.7x4.6 12 Double VC (ETu), 2 boilers, 1100 2 x 1 - 88/42, 8 - 20 surrendered 5/1945, to United Kingdom 9/1947
Sperrbrecher 32 (ex-Mur) 1939 // 10/1943 Deschimag, Bremen 3290 (7500) 115.1x15.3x6.5 14.2 2 diesels, 3900 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 12 - 20, 1 balloon hospital ship 8/1944
Sperrbrecher 32 (ex-V102, ex-Cressida), 8/1941- Sperrbrecher 132 1938 // 10/1940 Lübecker Maschinenbau 1046 78.0x10.6x4.2 12 Double VC, 2 boilers, 800 1 x 1 - 88/42, 1 - 37, 8 - 20 surrendered 5/1945, to Netherlands 10/1947
Sperrbrecher 33 (ex-Drau) 1940 // 9/1944 Deschimag, Bremen 3290 (7500) 115.1x15.3x6.5 14.2 2 diesels, 3900 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 12 - 20, 1 balloon surrendered 5/1945, to Norway 1948
Sperrbrecher 33 (ex-Silvia) 1938 // Lübecker Maschinenbau 1049 78.0x10.6x4.2 12 Double VC, 2 boilers, 800 1 x 1 - 88/42, 1 - 37, 8 - 20  
Sperrbrecher 34 (ex-Hermes) 1944 // --- Bremer Vulkan 2503 (5375) 109.9x14.6x5.9 14.5 diesel, 3050 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 14 - 20, 8 - 86 rocket launchers, 1 balloon completed mercantile 1949
Sperrbrecher 36 (ex-Eider) 1936 // --- Deschimag, Bremen 3288 (7500) 115.1x15.3x6.5 14.2 2 diesels, 3900 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 37, 12 - 20 conversion incomplete
Sperrbrecher 60 (ex-Elster), 8/1941- Sperrbrecher 160 1922 // 3/1941 Unterweser, Bremen 1136 70.3x10.5x4.5 9 VTE, 2 boilers, 750 1 x 1 - 88/42, 4 - 20 sunk 16/8/1942
Sperrbrecher 61 (ex-Iris), 8/1941- Sperrbrecher 161 1936 // 5/1941 Unterweser, Wesermünde 1078 (2200) 76.2x10.6x4.2 12 2 diesels, 1020 1 x 1 - 88/42, 4 - 20 sunk 4/7/1942
Sperrbrecher 62 (ex-Delia), 8/1941- Sperrbrecher 162 1929 // 7/1941 Atlas-Werke, Bremen 1297 72.4x11.4x4.9 10 VTE, 2 boilers, 800 1 x 1 - 88/42, 6 - 20 sunk 25/8/1944
Sperrbrecher 64 (ex-Bitsch, ex-Keri), 8/1941- Sperrbrecher 164 1913 // 7/1941 Crown, Sunderland, UK 1172 67.8x10.1x4.7 9.5 VTE, 1 boiler 1 x 1 - 88/42, 1 - 37, 4 - 20 sunk 2/9/1942
Sperrbrecher 68 (ex-Flora), 8/1941- Sperrbrecher 168 1939 // 6/1941 Atlas-Werke, Bremen 1248 (2865) 80.5x10.5x4.2 12 2 diesels, 1120 2 x 1 - 88/42, 2 - 37, 4 - 20 scuttled 25/8/1944
Sperrbrecher 69 (ex-Ceres), 8/1941- Sperrbrecher 169 1936 // 6/1941 Unterweser, Wesermünde 1078 (2200) 76.2x10.6x4.2 12 2 diesels, 1020 1 x 1 - 88/42, 4 - 20 sunk 19/11/1942
Sperrbrecher 103 (ex-Rosa) 1945 // --- Brugeois d`Arrimage, Brügge, Belgium 1350 75.3x11.11x4.5 13 diesel, 1350 1 x 1 - 105/42, 1 - 37, 8 - 20 completed mercantile 1946
Sperrbrecher 105 (ex-Prins Willem V) 1943 // --- de Merwede, Hardinxveld 1535 78.6x12.8x5.5 12 diesel, 1500 2 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 37, 10 - 20 sunk incomplete 5/10/1944
Sperrbrecher 120 (ex-René) 1939 // 3/1942 Brugeois d`Arrimage, Brügge, Belgium 1350 75.3x11.11x4.5 13 diesel, 1350 1 x 1 - 105/42, 1 - 37, 8 - 20 survey vessel 1/1943
Sperrbrecher 121 (ex-Cap Sim) 1929 // 2/1944 Lindholmen, Göteborg, Sweden 1906 85.9x11.4x6.3 15 2 diesels, 3000 1 x 1 - 75/32, 2 - 37, 12 - 20, 2 - 86 rocket launchers surrendered 5/1945, to France 1945
Sperrbrecher 122 (ex-Cap Hadid) 1938 // 2/1943 Frederikshavn SYd, Denmark 1733 (4310) 93.2x12.7x5.0 12.5 Double VC, 2 boilers, 2000 1 x 1 - 75/32, 2 - 37, 12 - 20 scuttled 25/8/1944
Sperrbrecher 123 (ex-Sparta) 1927 // --- Frerichs, Einswarden 1724 84.0x12.9x5.3 11 VTE, 2 boilers, 1600   conversion incomplete, sunk 8/5/1945
Sperrbrecher 138 (ex-Friedrich Karl) 1938 // 9/1941 Neptun-Werft, Rostock 1262 72.0x10.8x4.6 10.5 VTE, 2 boilers, 750 1 x 1 - 88/42, 1 - 37, 6 - 20 sunk 23/12/1942
Sperrbrecher 151 (ex-Helga Cords) 1944 // --- Elkenbergs, Stockholm, Sweden 1416 71.1wlx10.9x4.0 10.5 diesel, 850   completed mercantile
Sperrbrecher 152 (ex-Fauna) 1939 // --- Atlas-Werke, Bremen 1248 (2865) 80.5x10.5x4.2 12 2 diesels, 1120 2 x 1 - 88/42, 2 - 37, 4 - 20 conversion incomplete, sunk 19/8/1944
Sperrbrecher 153 (ex-Tantalus) 1940 // 8/1943 Unterweser, Wesermünde 1495 76.2x10.5x4.5 11 2 diesels, 1100 2 x 1 - 88/42, 4 - 37, 10 - 20, 4 - 86 rocket launchers surrendered 5/1945, to Soviet Union 1/1946
Sperrbrecher 154 (ex-Eilenau, ex-Markelo) 1943 // 3/1944 van Dujivendijk`s, Lekkerkerk 1230 62.8wlx10.2x4.3 9.5 diesel, 875 1 x 1 - 88/42, 1 - 37, 4 - 20 surrendered 5/1945, to Netherlands 8/1948
Sperrbrecher 155 (ex-Tanger, ex-Ardea) 1942 // --- Boei & Fils, Tamise 1484 81.3x12.8x5.5 11 diesel, 1500 2 x 1 - 88/42, 2 - 37, 7 - 20 conversion incomplete, scuttled 9/1944
Sperrbrecher 156 (ex-Konsul A. Sartori) 1943 // --- Sölvesborgs Varv, Sweden 1614 81.7x10.5x4.5 12 2 diesels   completed mercantile
Sperrbrecher 157 (ex-Tellus) 1940 // 12/1943 Unterweser, Wesermünde 1495 76.2x10.5x4.5 11 2 diesels, 1100 2 x 1 - 88/42, 4 - 37, 10 - 20, 4 - 86 rocket launchers sunk 4/4/1944
Sperrbrecher 158 (ex-Titan) 1940 // --- Unterweser, Wesermünde 1495 76.2x10.5x4.5 11 2 diesels, 1100 2 x 1 - 88/42, 4 - 37, 10 - 20, 4 - 86 rocket launchers completed mercantile 1947
Sperrbrecher 160 (ex-Maya) 1944 // --- Sölvesborgs Varv, Sweden 1616 81.7x10.5x4.5 12 2 diesels   completed mercantile
Sperrbrecher 163 (ex-Friesland) 1904 // 9/1941 George Brown, Greenock, UK 1029 70.1x9.5x4.7 9 VTE, 1 boiler, 630 1 x 1 - 75/32, 1 - 37, 2 - 20 sunk 20/3/1944
Sperrbrecher 165 (ex-Gebweiler, ex-Balmung) 1908 // 10/1941 Dobson, Low Walker, UK 1481 80.4x11.5x5.3 9 VTE, 1 boiler, 800 1 x 1 - 75/32, 1 - 37, 4 - 20 sunk 8/7/1943
Sperrbrecher 166 (ex-Schirmeck, ex-Emmi) 1905 // 4/1942 Short Bros, Sunderland, UK 1592 82.3x11.2x5.4 9.5 VTE, 1 boiler, 830 1 x 1 - 88/42, 1 - 37, 4 - 20 collision 30/5/1942
Sperrbrecher 167 (ex-Malmedy, ex-Lygia) 1901 // 8/1943 Henry Koch, Lübeck 1506 76.2wlx11.1x4.8 9 1 VTE, 1 boiler, 630 1 x 1 - 88/42, 2 - 37, 4 - 20, 1 balloon sunk 27/4/1945
Sperrbrecher 170 (ex-Maria S. Müller) 1936 // 10/1941 Flensburger Schiffbau 1589 79.2x12.6x5.3 12.5 Double VC, 2 boilers, 1600 1 x 1 - 88/42, 1 - 37 sunk 7/8/1942
Sperrbrecher 171 (ex-Jason) 1935 // 10/1941 Schichau, Königsberg 1025 69.5x10.5x4.2 12 2 diesels, 900 1 x 1 - 88/42, 4 - 20 sunk 20/2/1942
Sperrbrecher 172 (ex-Ophelia) 1935 // 5/1942 Lübecker Maschinenbau 1446 87.0x12.0x4.9 12 Double VC, 2 boilers, 1100 1 x 1 - 88/42, 1 - 37, 8 - 20 surrendered 5/1945, to United KIngdom 9/1947
Sperrbrecher 173 (ex-Westland) 1926 // 1/1942 J. Smit, Alblassendam, Netherlands 1258 76.2wlx11.0x4.9 12 VTE, 1600 1 x 1 - 88/42, 1 - 37, 4 - 20 sunk 25/5/1943
Sperrbrecher 174 (ex-Tindefjell) 1936 // 12/1941 Nylands, Oslo, Norway 1337 76.4wlx12.6x4.5 11 Double VC with ETu 1 x 1 - 75/32, 1 - 37, 4 - 20 sunk 28/5/1942
Sperrbrecher 175 (ex-Baden) 1937 // 4/1942 Akers, Oslo, Norway 1392 (2600) 83.2x12.0x5.0 14 Double VC, 2 boilers, 1850 1 x 1 - 75/32, 1 - 37, 4 - 20 surrendered 5/1945, to Norway 1945
Sperrbrecher 176 (ex-Valeria) 1937 // 5/1942 Lübecker Maschinenbau 1446 87.0x12.0x4.9 12 Double VC, 2 boilers, 1100 1 x 1 - 88/42, 1 - 37, 8 - 20 sunk 29/8/1944
Sperrbrecher 177 (ex-Kepler) 1925 // 1/1943 Deutsche Werke, Kiel 1236 72.4x11.0x4.7 11 diesel, 800 1 x 1 - 75/32, 7 - 20 surrendered 5/1945, to Soviet Union 1/1946 ( <Venta>)
Sperrbrecher 178 (ex-Gauss) 1925 // 9/1942 Deutsche Werke, Kiel 1236 72.4x11.0x4.7 11 diesel, 800 1 x 1 - 75/32, 7 - 20 sunk 12/12/1942
Sperrbrecher 179 (ex-Prins Willem IV) 1940 // 11/1943 de Merwede, Hardinxveld 1535 78.6x12.8x5.5 12 diesel, 1500 2 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 37, 10 - 20 surrendered 5/1945, to Netherlands 12/1945
Sperrbrecher 180 (ex-Midas) 1941 // 7/1943 Pot, Bolnes 1747 94.9x12.9x5.6 12 2 diesels (1 shaft), 1900 2 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 37, 10 - 20 sunk 25/8/1944
Sperrbrecher 181 (ex-Atlas) 1942 // 11/1943 Pot, Bolnes 1747 94.9x12.9x5.6 12 2 diesels (1 shaft), 1900 2 x 1 - 105/42, 2 - 37, 10 - 20 sunk 1/6/1944
Sperrbrecher 182 (ex-Andromeda) 1943 // --- Sölvesborgs Varv, Sweden 1606 81.7x10.5x4.5 12 2 diesels   completed mercantile
Sperrbrecher 185 (ex-Hansburg, ex-Alca) 1942 // 7/1944 Boei & Fils, Tamise 1484 81.3x12.8x5.5 11 diesel, 1500 2 x 1 - 88/42, 2 - 37, 7 - 20 damaged 6/9/1944, never repaired
Sperrbrecher 186 (ex-Delia) 1943 // --- Boei & Fils, Tamise 1821 94.4x13.3x5.5 11.5 2 diesels (1 shaft), 1620 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 20 conversion incomplete
Sperrbrecher 187 (ex-Almeria) 1943 // --- Boei & Fils, Tamise 1821 94.4x13.3x5.5 11.5 2 diesels (1 shaft), 1620 2 x 1 - 105/42, 6 - 20 conversion incomplete, scuttled 9/1944
Sperrbrecher 188 (ex-Elisabeth Schulte) 1943 // --- Elkenbergs, Stockholm, Sweden 1369 71.1wlx10.9x4.0 10.5 diesel, 850   completed mercantile
Sperrbrecher 189 (ex-Bacchus) 1945 // --- Sölvesborgs Varv, Sweden 1625 81.7x10.5x4.5 12 2 diesels   completed mercantile
Sperrbrecher 190 (ex-Kilwa) 1942 // 2/1945 Kremer, Elmshorn 1110 (2385) 71.2wlx10.3x3.9 10.5 2 diesels, 1430   surrendered 5/1945, sold
Sperrbrecher 194 (ex-) 1887 // --- Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn, UK 1260 71.1x8.1x4.6   VTE 1 x 1 - 88/42, 1 - 37, 4 - 20 conversion incomplete, captured by Soviets 25/8/1944
Tucuman 27/4/1918 // 9/1939 Russell, Glasgow, UK 4621 (8100) 117.7x15.8x7.3 11 1VTE, 3boilers, 2300 --- transport 3/1940

 

100 - 1000 BRT

Sperrbrecher 34 (ex-V104, ex-Falke), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 134 (1909, 997, 2 - 88/45, 7/1940 - 8/8/1944), Sperrbrecher 35 (ex-V105, ex-Adolph Kirsten), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 135 (1927, 998, 1 - 88/45, 10/1940 - 26/8/1944), Sperrbrecher 36 (ex-V106, ex-Phoenix), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 136 (1913, 999, 1 - 88/45, 10/1940 - 25/8/1944), Sperrbrecher 37 (ex-V107, ex-Botilla Russ), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 137 (1922, 996, 1 - 88/45, 6/1940 - 28/1/1944), Sperrbrecher 38 (ex-V108, ex-Porjus) (1937, 764, 1 - 88/45, 6/1940 - ?/9/1944), Sperrbrecher 39 (, ex-V109, ex-Flamingo), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 139 (1909, 975, 1 - 88/45, 6/1940 - 18/2/1945), Sperrbrecher 102 (ex-Condor) (1922, 889, 1 - 88/45, 4/1944 - 20/4/1944), Sperrbrecher 104 (ex-Martha) (1900, 546, 8/1943 - 5/1945), NS I (ex-Lies), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 141 (1940, 465, 7/1940 - 31/3/1944), NS II (ex-Westerbroek), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 142 (1941, 498, 9/1940 - 14/9/1942), NS III (ex-Lola), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 143 (1941, 498, 9/1940 - 9/10/1942), NS IV (ex-Beijerland), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 144 (1939, 387, 12/1940 - 12/12/1942), NS V (ex-Import), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 145 (1939, 395, 2/1941 - 5/1945), NS VI (ex-Havik), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 146 (1938, 479, 12/1940 - 4/8/1944), NS VII (ex-Koert), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 147 (1936, 482, 12/1940 - 27/3/1942), NS VIII (ex-Strijpe), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 148 (1940, 544, 1 - 88/45, 2/1941 - 5/1945), NS IX (ex-Goote), 8/1941 - Sperrbrecher 149 (1940, 544, 1 - 88/45, 1/1941 - 28/12/1942), Sperrbrecher 150 (ex-Viriato) (1940, 750, 3/1942 - 29/5/1942), Sperrbrecher 183 (ex-Quack) (1940, 560, 1 - 88/45, 1/1942 - 23/6/1942), Sperrbrecher 184 (ex-Bernisse) (1941, 560, 1 - 88/45, 2/1942 - 16/9/1943)

Ship project history: Merchant vessels converted to resist mine explodes.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Sperrbrecher 1 was damaged by mine 30/3/1944, towed off to Brest and sunk by Allied aircraft 26/8/1944. Sperrbrecher 2 was mined 22/9/1940 off Boulogne. Sperrebrecher 3 was scuttled 26/8/1944 off Bordeaux. Sperrbrecher 4 was sunk 27/8/1944 by Allied aircraft at Brest. Sperrbrecher 5 was exploded 14/8/1944 at Royan after Allied air attack. Sperrbrecher 6 wrecked after Allied air attack 13/8/1944 at Royan. Sperrbrecher 7  was was badly damaged by Allied aircraft 12/8/1944 at La Pallice and torpedoed by Polish destroyer Piorun. Sperrbrecher 8 was sunk by Allied aircraft 28/8/1944 at Brest. Sperrbrecher 9 was damaged by mine 31/5/1943 at La Pallice and never repaired. Sperrbrecher 10 was mined 7/3/1944 off Norderney. Sperrbrecher 12 was sunk by British torpedo bomber 20/3/1941 off Ameland. Sperrbrecher 14 was badly damaged by mine 22/6/1942 and never repaired. Sperrbrecher 15 was sunk by Allied aircraft 8/6/1942 in Elbe mouth. Sperrbrecher 16 was damaged by mine 8/4/1943, repair was never completed. Sperrbrecher 18 was badly damaged by Allied aircraft 12/3/1945 at Hamburg and never repaired. Sperrbrecher 21 was mined 14/6/1943 in Gironde mouth. Sperrbrecher 25 was sunk by Allied aircraft at Kiel 24/7/1944. Sperrbrecher 26 was sunk 30/8/1944 by Allied aircraft in Elbe mouth. Sperrbrecher 27 was badly damaged 2/5/1945 by Allied aircraft in Lübeck Bight, repaired after war. Sperrbrecher 160 was mined off Den Helder 16/8/1942. Sperrbrecher 161 was mined 4/7/1942 off Schiermonnikoog. Sperrbrecher 162 was sunk by Allied aircraft at Brest 25/8/1944. Sperrbrecher 164 was mined 2/9/1942 off Schiermonnikoog. Sperrbrecher 168 was scuttled 25/8/1944 at St. Nazaire. Sperrbrecher 169 was mined 19/11/1942 off Norderney. Sperrbrecher 122 was scuttled 25/8/1944 at St. Nazaire. Sperrbrecher 138 was mined 23/12/1942 off Borkum. Sperrbrecher 157 was sunk 15/8/1944 by British cruiser Mauritius and destroyers Ursa and Iroquois off Les Sables d`Olonne. Sperrbrecher 163 was mined 20/3/1944 NW off Cuxhaven. Sperrbrecher 165 was mined 8/7/1943 off Gjedser. Sperrbrecher 166 collided with TS Obra 30/5/1942. Sperrbrecher 167 was mined 27/4/1945 in Helgoland Bight. Sperrbrecher 170 was mined 7/8/1942 NW off Ostend. Sperrbrecher 171 was mined 20/2/1942 off Calais. Sperrbrecher 173 was wrecked after mine damage 25/5/1943 at Ameland. Sperrbrecher 174 was damaged and wrecked 28/5/1942 off Dunkirk. Sperrbrecher 176 was sunk by Allied aircraft 29/8/1944 off Elbe 1 beacon. Sperrbrecher 178 was sunk by British destroyer Witshed 12/12/1942 off Le Treport. Sperrbrecher 180 was sunk by Allied aircraft 25/8/1944 at Brest. Sperrbrecher 181 was damaged by Allied aircraft and wrecked 1/6/1944 off Alesund. Sperrbrecher 185 badly damaged by Allied aircraft 6/9/1944 at Emden, repiar incomplete.

Sperrbrecher 5

Sperrbrecher 13

Sperrbrecher 25

Sperrbrecher 141

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-2014