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FRIESENLAND catapult vessel (1937/1939)

Friesenland 1940

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Friesenland 755 Howaldtswerke, Kiel   23/3/1937 13/5/1937 // 5/9/1939 repair ship 3/1945

 

Displacement standard, t

6813

Displacement full, t

11500

Length, m

140.5

Breadth, m

16.6

Draught, m

6.04

No of shafts

2

Machinery

MAN diesels

Power, h. p.

5800

Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, t

diesel oil 1620

Armament

4 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 1 18t catapult, seaplane (Do 18)

Complement

49

 

Ship project history: Ex-catapult vessel of Deutsche Lüfthansa. Seaplanes were handled by 20t crane.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Friesenland was transferred to United Kingdom in 1946 and sold for scrap in 1969.

 

Friesenland

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14