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ALFRED I patrols (1943)


Ships


Name No Yard 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


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement full, t

2100

Length, m

68.7

Breadth, m

10.2

Draught, m

5.00

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE with exhaust steam turbine, 2 boilers

Power, h. p.

1300

Max speed, kts12
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

Electronic equipmentFuMO 28 radar, S-Gerät (presumably) sonar, GHG hydrophone
Complement 


Standard scale images


<i>V717</i> 1944
V717 1944


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.