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KAISERLICHE MARINE / REICHSMARINE / KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

TORPEDO SHIPS

V150 large torpedo boats (1907-1908)

V150 1908

T156 1933

Eduard Jungmann 1939

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
V150 274 Vulcan, Stettin 1907 1/8/1907 11/1907 collision 18/5/1915
V151, 9/1917- T151, 3/1937- Comet 275 Vulcan, Stettin 1907 14/9/1907 2/1908 dispatch vessel 3/1937, torpedo recovery vessel 4/1939
V152, 9/1917- T152 276 Vulcan, Stettin 1907 11/10/1907 4/1908 stricken 3/1931
V153, 9/1917- T153, 8/1938- Eduard Jungmann 277 Vulcan, Stettin 1907 13/11/1907 5/1908 TS 8/1938, surrendered 5/1945, to USA 12/1945, BU
V154, 9/1917- T154 278 Vulcan, Stettin 1907 19/12/1907 6/1908 stricken 10/1928
V155, 9/1917- T155 279 Vulcan, Stettin 1907 28/1/1908 6/1908 depot ship 10/1936
V156, 9/1917- T156 280 Vulcan, Stettin 1907 29/2/1908 7/1908 torpedo recovery vessel 1936
V157, 9/1917- T157 281 Vulcan, Stettin 1907 29/5/1908 8/1908 torpedo recovery vessel 1936
V158, 9/1917- T158 282 Vulcan, Stettin 1907 23/6/1908 10/1908 torpedo recovery vessel 1936
V159, 9/1917- T159 283 Vulcan, Stettin 1907 18/7/1908 11/1908 to United Kingdom 8/1920
V160, 9/1917- T160 284 Vulcan, Stettin 1907 12/9/1908 12/1908 to United Kingdom 8/1920

  

Displacement normal, t

558

Displacement full, t

691

Length, m

72.2 wl 72.5 oa

Breadth, m

7.80

Draught, m

3.00

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 Marine boilers

Power, h. p.

10900

Max speed, kts

30

Fuel, t

coal 164

Endurance, nm(kts) 895(17)

Armament

V150 - 155: 2 x 1 - 88/32 SK L/35 C/01, 3 x 1 - 450 TT (4)

V156 - 160: 2 x 1 - 88/27 TK L/30 C/08, 3 x 1 - 450 TT (4)

Complement

84

Ship project history: Built by AG Vulcan, Stettin who had a good reputation for its torpedo-boats and destroyers for the export market, they were the first German destroyers to have a single gun in the centreline on the forecastle.

Modernizations: 1916 - 1917, V153, 155: - 2 x 1 - 88/32; + 2 x 1 - 88/42 TK L/45 C/14

1922 - 1924, T151: - 2 x 1 - 88/32, 3 x 1 - 450 TT; + 2 x 1 - 88/42 TK L/45 C/14, 1 x 2 - 500 TT

1922 - 1924, T153, 155: - 3 x 1 - 450 TT; + 1 x 2 - 500 TT

1922 - 1924, T154: - 2 x 1 - 88/32; + 2 x 1 - 88/42 TK L/45 C/14

1922 - 1924, T156 - 158: - 2 x 1 - 88/27; + 2 x 1 - 88/42 TK L/45 C/14

9/1940, Eduard Jungmann: was armed with 1 x 1 - 88/42 TK C/14, 2 x 1 - 20/65 C/30

Naval service: V150 collided with V157 on Jade 18/5/1915. T151, T155, T156, T157 and T158 in 1936-1939 were converted to torpedo recovery vessels, TTs were thus removed and replaced by storage racks for 12 torpedoes. T156 in 1944 was renamed Bremse. T153 in 1938 was converted to rangefinder training ship Eduard Jungmann, armament was demounted and 6 rangefinder positions were arranged, in 1940 1 88mm/45 and 1-2 20mm guns were fitted. T155 was sunk 4/5/1945 by Sowiet aircraft at Swinemünde. T156 (Bremse) was scuttled at Kiel 3/5/1945. T157 was lost 22/10/1943 on a mine at Hel peninsula. T158 on reparations was transferred to the USSR as Prozorlivy.

V150 and V152 1913

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14