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KAISERLICHE MARINE (GERMANY)

ESCORTS

GEIER patrols (1916-1917)

Boelcke 1918

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Geier 90 Nordseewerke, Emden   5/1916 9/1916 sold 3/1919
Hersing 91 Nordseewerke, Emden   6/1916 9/1916 sunk 1/8/1917
Boelcke 92 Nordseewerke, Emden   7/1916 1/1917 sold 7/1919
Immelmann 93 Nordseewerke, Emden   9/1916 3/1917 sold 10/1920
Georg Rhode 94 Nordseewerke, Emden   1916 2/1917 to United Kingdom 8/1920
Weddigen 97 Nordseewerke, Emden   1917 5/1917 sunk 3/2/1918
Graf Zeppelin 98 Nordseewerke, Emden   9/1916 2/1917 to United Kingdom 6/1920

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

600

Length, m

42.7

Breadth, m

7.00

Draught, m

3.66

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

400

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal 145

Endurance, nm(kts) 4580(9)

Armament

1 x 1 - 88/27 SK L/30 C/89 or 88/32 SK L/35 C/01 or 88/27 TK L/30 C/08

Complement 24 - 31

Ship project history: Fishery trawlers, purchased by Navy during building and commissioned as auxiliary patrols.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Hersing was sunk on German mine SE off Gjedser 1/8/1917. Weddigen was sunk on German mine 3/2/1918 off Horns Reef.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14