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KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

CONVERTED MERCHANT SHIPS

armed yachts of WW II

GK01 1942

UJ6073 1944

more than 1000 BRT

Name

Launched // Comm.

Builder

Tonnage, BRT (disp., t)

Dimensions, m

(length pp)

Speed, kts

Engine, Power hp

Armament

Fate

Nimet Allah UJ6073 12/5/1934 // 1/1944 Deutsche Werke, Kiel 1704 86.3x11.6x3.8   2 diesels, 2300   sunk 17/8/1944

100 - 1000 BRT

Afros, 9/1941 - 12M3 (1911, 120, 9/1941 - 5/1945); Ariel, 12/1942 - H5 (1917, 109, 12/1942 - 5/1945); Bellatrix (ex-Jackik), 5/1944 - FSe15 (1913, 190, 5/1944 - ?); Birgitta, 7/1941 - 12V6, 1/1942 - UJ2102 (1906, 438, 7/1941 - 14/10/1944); Black Joke, 4/1943 - GK60 (1919, 104, 4/1943 - 9/1944); Cetonia, 5/1943 - UJ6070 (1924, 260, 5/1943 - 5/4/1944); Chimère, 3/1944 - FMa09 (, 126, 3/1944 - ?); Corona, 4/1944 - FBo04 (1911, 100, 4/1944 - 5/1945); Dakar (ex-Fretless), 6/1944 - FBo05 (1925, 151, 6/1944 - ?); Elettra, 12/1943 - NA4, 1/1944 - G107 (1904, 633, 12/1943 - 21/1/1944); Gerry, 11/1943 - M7505 (1936, 107, 11/1943 - 5/1945); Insuma, 6/1943 - UJ6072, 9/1943 - UJ2219 (1938, 280, 6/1943 - 9/9/1943); Lady Sheila, 1941 - FRA01, 7/1943 - HF02 (1935, 216, 1941 - ?); L`Incomprise II, 9/1943 - UJ2216 (1926, 915, 9/1943 - 14/9/1944); Marélyn, 10/1943 - M7606 (1929, 123, 10/1943 - 5/1945); Milos, 1941 - 13V3, 2/1942 - UJ2107 (1895, 598, 1941 - 15/9/1944); Nais, 7/1941 - 13V1, 11/1942 - GK01 (1929, 133, 7/1941 - ?); Nimphaea, 1941 - HF10 (1917, 111, 1941 - ?); Ostland, 5/1943 - O.Re73 (1934, 120, 5/1943 - 30/9/1944); Tadorna, 5/1943 - UJ6071, 9/1943 - UJ2218 (1937, 231, 5/1943 - 26/9/1943); Tess II, 10/1943 - M7608 (1916, 129, 10/1943 - 5/1945); Varouni, 3/1942 - HR1 (1917, 110, 3/1942 - 27/12/1944); Velella II, late 1943 - M6008 (1910, 192, late 1943 - ?); Veronica, 1944 - FVe04 (1928, 113, 1944 - ?); Zara, 12/1943 - HV06 (1895, 453, 12/1943 - 5/1945)

 

Ship project history: Requisitioned yachts used as ASW ships, patrols and minesweepers.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: UJ6073 was sunk by American escort destroyer Endicott and British gunboats Aphis and Scarab.

 

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14