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"1936 C" type destroyers (Z46)


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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Z46   1071 Deschimag, Bremen 1943 --- --- BU incomplete 1945
Z47   1072 Deschimag, Bremen 1943 --- --- BU incomplete 1945


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

3071

Displacement full, t3683
Length, m

121.5 wl 126.2 oa

Breadth, m

12.2

Draught, m

3.88

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets Deschimag geared steam turbines, 6 Wagner boilers

Power, h. p.

70000

Max speed, kts

37.5

Fuel, t

oil 822

Endurance, nm(kts)2500(19)
Armament

3 x 2 - 128/42 KM41, 3 x 2 - 37/69 Flak M/42, 3 x 2 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 4 - 533 TT, 4 DCT (30), 60 mines

Electronic equipmentFuMO 32, FuMO 63K, FuMO 231 radars, S-Gerät sonar, GHG hydrophone, FuMB 3 Bali, FuMB 6 Palau ECM suites
Complement

335



Standard scale images


<i> Z46</i>
Z46


Project history

New feature of these destroyers were new very successful dual-purpose 128mm guns in twin turrets. Owing to bomb damages and shortage of materials building proceeded very slowly and suspended in 1944.