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Hessen 1980  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Hamburg D181   Stülcken, Hamburg 29.1.1959 26.3.1960 23.3.1964 stricken 2.1994
Schleswig-Holstein D182   Stülcken, Hamburg 20.8.1959 20.8.1960 12.10.1964 stricken 12.1994
Bayern D183   Stülcken, Hamburg 14.9.1960 14.8.1962 6.7.1965 stricken 12.1993
Hessen D184   Stülcken, Hamburg 15.2.1961 4.5.1963 8.10.1968 stricken 3.1990


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

3340

Displacement full, t

4330

Length, m

128.0 wl 133.7 oa

Breadth, m

13.4

Draught, m

5.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets Wahodag geared steam turbines, 4 Wahodag boilers

Power, h. p.

72000

Max speed, kts

36

Fuel, t

oil 800

Endurance, nm(kts)6000(13)
Armament

4 x 1 - 100/55 Mle 1953, 4 x 2 Breda-Bofors type 106, 4 x 1 - 533 TT, 2 x 4 - 375 Bofors ASWRL, 2 DCR (12), 60 - 80 mines

Electronic equipment

LW-02, DA-02, Kelvin Hughes 14/9, 4x M45 radars, 1BV sonar, WLR-6 ECM suite

Complement

244



Standard scale images


<i>Hamburg </i>1964
Hamburg 1964
<i>Hamburg </i>1980
Hamburg 1980


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<i>Hessen </i>1980  
Hessen 1980  


Project history

Originally the German Navy wanted twelve Type 101 destroyers and, in fact, ordered them in August 1957, but it transpired that they could not be built on the planned displacement of 2500t. So the Western European Union by a post factum decision raised the displacement to 6000t.

Modernizations

1976, Hamburg, Hessen; 1977, Bayern; 1979, Schleswig-Holstein under 101A type: - 1 x 1 - 100/55 (No3), LW-02, DA-02, 1x M45 radars; + 2 x 2 Exocet MM38 SSM (4 MM38), LW-04, DA-08, SGR-103 radars, 2x SCLAR decoy RL; the boilers were modified to bum light oil. and the lattice mainmast was removed.

1978, all: enclosed bridge was fitted.

Naval service

No significant events.