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KRIEGSMARINE (GERMANY)

ESCORTS

ALFRED I patrols (1943)

V717 1944

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Alfred I V715 A C de Bretagne, Nantes   10/7/1941 2/1943 sunk 6/7/1944
Alfred II V716 A C de Bretagne, Nantes   15/1/1942 5/1943 surrendered 5/1945, sold 1945
Alfred III V717 A C de Bretagne, Nantes   3/3/1942 11/1943 sunk 23/8/1944

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

2100

Length, m

68.7

Breadth, m

10.2

Draught, m

5.00

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE with exhaust steam turbine, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

1300

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

 

Armament

1 x 1 - 88/42 SK C/30, 1 x 1 - 37/80 SK C/30, 2 x 4 - 20/65 C/38, 6 x 1 - 20/65 C/38, 4 DCT, 6 DCR

Complement  

Ship project history: Large auxiliary patrols based on trawler hulls ordered by Kriegsmarine to French shipbuilder.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: V715 was sunk by British destroyer 6/7/1944 in the English Channel. V717 was sunk by gunfire of British boats off Audierne 23/8/1944.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14