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"1942" type destroyer (Z51)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Z51   1109 Deschimag, Bremen 1943 2.10.1944 --- sunk incomplete 21.3.1945


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

2330

Displacement full, t2720
Length, m

108.0 wl 114.3 oa

Breadth, m

11.0

Draught, m

3.98

No of shafts

3

Machinery

6 2-stroke double action MAN diesels

Power, h. p.

57000

Max speed, kts

36

Fuel, t

diesel oil 553

Endurance, nm(kts)5500(19)
Armament

4 x 1 - 128/42 SK C/34, 4 x 2 - 37/69 FlaK M/42, 3 x 4 - 20/65 C/38, 2 x 3 - 533 TT (18), 4 DCT (30), 50 mines

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

247



Standard scale images


<i> Z51</i>
Z51


Project history

Trial ship to gain experience with diesel propulsion, in others was similar to standard German destroyer design. Z51 was sunk by British bombers being fitting out and scrapped in situ in 1946 - 1948.