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KRISCHAN II seaplane tender (1935)

Gunther Plüschow 1942

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Krischan II, 8/1936- Gunther Plüschow K21 682 Norderwerft Köser & Meyer, Hamburg   17/1/1935 10/3/1935 surrendered 9/1945, to Soviet Union 1/1946 ( <Prut>)

 

Displacement standard, t

375

Displacement full, t

700

Length, m

53.8

Breadth, m

8.30

Draught, m

2.65

No of shafts

2

Machinery

MAN diesels

Power, h. p.

3200

Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, t

diesel oil 50

Endurance, nm(kts) 4500(15)

Armament

1 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, 2 seaplanes (He 60, Do 18)

Complement

30

 

Ship project history: Small depot ship with a shipway-deck for 1 seaplane, arranged by 10t crane.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Gunter Plüschow was on reparations transferred to the USSR as Prut.

Gunther Plüschow

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14